Ph.D. Supplementary Courses

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Phd programs, supplementary courses


Regular fees: 760 - 1800 EUR

Ph.D. Supplementary Courses ASP "Select One"

The Kiel Institute Advanced Studies Programme, including the “Select One” course option, provides intellectually curious and motivated participants who are interested in learning about particular issues at the frontier of current research to be taught by leading economists in the field. Participation in these courses not only provides a good way of kick-starting ongoing or future projects, but also enables participants to join a vibrant community interested in similar topics from Kiel and beyond.

Over the last 40 years, Ph.D students, staff members of national and international institutions, think tanks and financial companies have updated and deepened their economic research knowledge in one area of expertise by attending a course in the context of the Advanced Studies Program at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy.

Written exams are offered for all courses. A the Kiel University exams are rewarded with 3 credit points for a one-week course and 6 credit points for a two-week course.

PhD candidates can apply for participation in one or several courses of the program and are entitled to substantially reduced course fees. They can also apply for low-price accommodation at the Kiel Institute´s guesthouse.

New:  Candidates can attend the Modular ASP program and acquire the Advanced Studies Certificate. The ASP Modular Option which is designed for Ph.D candidates, staff members of national and international institutions, think tanks or private companies who seek to take full advantage of the Advanced Studies Program Certificate, without taking an extended leave of absence. The Advanced Studies Certificate is a particularly valuable additional qualification for professional careers at international organizations and policy institutions. Participants can take courses at their own pace and have up to 34 months to complete all of the necessary courses to obtain the ASP Certificate. Accordingly, participants broaden their skills by learning from leading professors and joining a close-knit network of researchers and practitioners, but do so at the pace that best suits their individual needs.

Forthcoming Courses:                                                                    

Nov. 20-24, 2023    
Forecasting Methods with an Application to GDP  - Jens Boysen-Hogrefe (Kiel Institute)

Spring 2024
Macroeconomics with Financial Frictions - Bocola (Stanford)

April 08 - 12, 2024    
Monetary Policy in Theory and Practice - Volker Wieland (Frankfurt)

April 29 - May 3, 2024    
Topics in International Trade - Kalina Manova (UCL)

May 20 - 22, 2024    
Industrial Policy in a Small-Open Economy - Andrés Rodriguez-Clare (Berkeley)


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PhD Programs, Supplementary Courses


Regular fees: 760 - 1800 EUR


Kiellinie 66

Kiel , Germany