Kiel Institute´s Advanced Studies Program offers places for Kiel MA students


The Kiel Institute is regularly conducting an Advanced Studies Program in International Economic Policy Research. Many renowned professors from well-known universities are teaching in this program.

Our forthcoming program  2016/17 which starts in August comprises the following course:

Macroeconomics in Open Economies
Roberto Rigobon (MIT)
Financial Markets and the Macro-Economy  Yuliy Sannikov (Princeton)
Debt Crises and Macro-Prudential Policy Enrique Mendoza (Pennsylvania)
Monetary Policy: Theory and Practice Volker Wieland (Frankfurt)
Exchange-Rate Economics Lucio Sarno (London)
Firms in International Trade Marc Melitz (Harvard)
Trade Policy Analysis with Gravity Models Yoto Yotov (Drexel)
Economic Growth Gino Gancia (Barcelona)
Economic Development Marcel Fafchamps (Stanford)


MA students who will finish this summer have the opportunity to  apply for in the FULL TEN-MONTH PROGRAMM. Participating in the Advanced Studies Program and completing it successfully with  the Advanced Studies Certificate is a valuable asset for subsequent applications for  high-quality PhD programs, or for  positions with international organizations and economic policy institutions.

MA students who will finish next year and have achieved very good results in the first year of MA studies can apply for participation in SELECTED COURSES of our forthcoming  program (free of charge).

Those who are interested to participate in the full program apply by May 15. In case of participation in selected courses please inform us at least 4 weeks before the start of the course.

More detailed information on participating in the full program and in selected courses (including a time table of the courses) are provided at

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