/ Bourses

L'appel à candidatures pour l'année académique 2018-2019 est clôturé.

Le prochain appel sera lancé dans le courant du mois de septembre 2018.

 

01/ Objectives

The goal of the program is to train present and future actors of development to be able to devise realistic and original reforms and programs based on a sound economic analysis and well adjusted to the social and political context of each country.

At the end of their training, graduates are in a position to design and implement innovative programs of economics and human development, to understand and assess the models and methods used by international organizations, foreign governments and consultants in development assistance and international economic relations; and to play an educational role, in particular by clarifying to local decision-makers and to the general public the rationale and usefulness of economic reforms in their local context.

02/ Training content

 

The academic year begins with the « Concepts and Methods » class - a review of the basic concepts in economics and quantitative methods. The program is then organized around two main themes. The first axis studies poverty and institutional structures required for effective functioning of a market economy in the context of developing countries. The second axis analyzes macroeconomic and trade policies that promote growth in a context of poor countries emphasizing their effects on the well-being of local people. Each axis consists of four to five courses of 30 hours and a seminar.

Activité Titulaire Université heures crédits
Personal project     60 16

Concepts and Methods

Quantitative Methods

Macroeconomics

Microeconomics

Econometrics


J. Gross

S. Weynants
UNamur 75 5
Development and Institutions        
Development and institutions G. Cassan UNamur 30 4
Economic growth and international development D. de la Croix UCL 30 4
Population, environment and governance  J.-M. Baland UNamur 30 4
Poverty and livelihood strategies C. Guirkinger UNamur 30 4
Evaluation of public interventions C. Guirkinger UNamur 30 4
Seminar in Development : International Migration F. Mariani UCL 30 4
Macroeconomics and trade policies        
Fluctuations and development R. Houssa UNamur 30 4
Macro-finance and development   UNamur 30 4
Trade and development : Specialization and diversification A. De Crombrugghe UNamur 30 4
Economic integration and trade J.-Ch. Jacquemin UNamur 30 4
Seminar in development and macro-economic policies policies Mary Van Overbeck UCL 30 4
Total       65

 

03/ Conditions of admission

 

The Program is open to students with a great interest in economic policy making in developing countries and international economic relations.

International applicants must have either:

  • a university graduate degree obtained after 5 years of university education.
  • a university graduate degree obtained after 4 years of university education and 2 years at least of professional experience.

Only applicants with a strong background in economics will be considered.

04/ Additionnal information

 

Number of scholarships available: 12

Length of the training: one academic year, starting on September 17th 2018

Teaching language: English

05/ Universities

 

Université de Namur

  • Academic Supervisor: Catherine Guirkinger

Université catholique de Louvain

06/ Contact person

 

For further information

Pierrette NOEL
UNamur - Faculté des sciences économiques, sociales et de gestion
Rempart de la Vierge 8, 5000 Namur
T : +32 81 72 48 23
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