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University of Bonn

Agricultural, Food and Environmental Policy Analysis (AFEPA) [Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Program]

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Economic and Public Policy, Food Science, Agricultural Science, Environmental Studies, Public Policy
English & other language
Winter semester: 31 Mar/15 Apr
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
€ 0 - € 4093 /<br/>€ 418 - € 4100
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
The tuition fee for European students is as follows: - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU): 0 € for each year (depending on the student's country of origin). - Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität (UBonn): 910 € for the first year and 605 € for the second year. - Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain): 835 € for each year. - Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC): 3,635€ to 8,185€ (depending on the family income) for each year. The tuition fee for non-European students is as follows: - SLU: 85,000 SEK (≈8,200 €, depending on the student's country of origin) for the first year, and 0 € for the second year. - UBonn: 910 € for the first year and 605 € for the second year. - UCLouvain: 835 € for each year. - UCSC: 3,000 € – 5,750 € (depending on the availability of scholarships) for each year.


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent).

Minimum standard period of study: 3 years.
Required ECTS credits: 180.

minimum of 24 ECTS credits in economics must have been gained in the bachelor’s degree – including one course in microeconomics, management, and statistics. An additional introduction to agricultural, environmental, or food sciences is recommended.

Note: make sure that your official bachelor’s transcript either shows credit points according to the ECTS credit point system or else attach a diploma supplement that explains the credit point system of your university.

Students in their final year of their bachelor’s degree may be provisionally admitted in the AFEPA master’s program on the condition that their bachelor’s degree is awarded prior to enrollment in the program.

GPA Comment

A grade of at least an overall average “B” or equivalent grade.

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

min 90
Specification: With a minimum of 20 on the written part.
min 6.5
Specification: No section below 5.5.
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
A test deemed equivalent by the AFEPA Management Board (if you want to submit test results other than from the TOEFL or IELTS tests please obtain the confirmation from the program of that particular test prior to sending your application package). French language for some of the courses at UCLouvain, and Spanish language for most of the courses at PUC. The examination can be organized in English at all partners.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Special Deadline Case:
Winter semester: The application deadline for the UCSC and the UCLouvain is May 31st for European applicants.

Application Procedure & Selection

Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

Must submit the following documents:

  1. bachelor’s degree or an equivalent academic degree.
    Note: a translated certified copy must be provided if the original is not in English.
  2. Letter of Motivation (in English, no more than 300 words)
  3. Reference Letters: applicants will be asked to provide two referees in their application form and those two references will then be contacted in order to upload a reference letter for an applicant directly onto the platform. Applicants must, therefore, make their potential referees aware of the fact that they will be contacted directly by the AFEPA application platform.
    Note: must be uploaded by the referees within the application deadline in order to be considered.
  4. English proficiency test results (not older than two years). See language requirements.
    Note: applicants from English speaking countries must provide an official letter from their university from which they graduated attesting that English is the media of instruction. It is upon the consortium’s decision whether an English Test as described above must be submitted additionally.

If you do not meet the admission requirements or if the application documents are incomplete or do not comply with the formal requirements your application will be rejected.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website