AFEPA students start to earn their first 60 ECTS credits during their first academic year at SLU, UBonn, UCL or UCSC. This first academic year offers the core courses in microeconomics and quantitative methods as well as some of the optional and supplementary courses.
AFEPA students continue to earn their additional 60 ECTS credits during their second academic year at SLU, UBonn, UCLouvain or UCSC, their second-year university being different from their first-year university. This second academic year offers a number of optional and supplementary courses and the supervision of the Master’s thesis.
During their second academic year, AFEPA students have also the possibility to study for one quarter or semester at one of the associated partner universities, either PUC, UAlberta or UPC. This study period outside of the four AFEPA main partner universities needs to be arranged on a student-by-student basis depending on the courses and thesis supervision offered by these associated partner universities as well as the student’s interest, academic performance and language abilities.
Between academic years, partner universities organise in turn the obligatory summer schools.
The general mobility arrangement within the academic programme is schematised in the following figure.
Master students’ mobility of European Master in Agricultural, Food and Environmental Policy Analysis