Application & Admission

Application

Applications for the October 2023 intake are possible from January 2nd 2023, via our online application platform. There you will complete application forms and submit the necessary documents. You can prepare some of those in advance, looking at the list below:

01.

Complete the application process on our application platform: 

02.

B.Sc. certificate with an overall grade of at least 2,5 or equivalent (e.g. 'good', B+) in German or English (or certified English translation)

  • Students in the final year of their Bachelor programme may also apply for admission prior to graduation. The examination board can tentatively admit students based on a transcript of their academic records and the expected date of graduation.

03.

Transcript of academic records (B.Sc.) in German or English (or certified English translation)

  • Please 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
    Please send an official transcript of records with your marks obtained so far if you have not graduated yet.

04.

University entrance qualification diploma (e.g. high school diploma, Abiturzeugnis)

  • Please 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
  • Please send an official transcript of records with your marks obtained so far if you have not graduated yet.

05.

Curriculum Vitae (in English) with photo

06.

Sufficient English language proficiency test result (or equivalent proof of proficiency, as listed in the application process)

07.

Further information (facultative):

you can submit any document in English or German that may enable the examination board to better judge your application, such as a summary of your Bachelor Thesis (two pages maximum), an official letter of recommendation from your professor or employee, a letter of motivation

Please submit all application documents – have in mind that only certified documents are accepted – until  April 30th.  After that date, the application process will be closed.

AFECO Coordination Office

Institute for Food and Resource Economics (ILR)
University of Bonn

Nussallee 19
D-53115 Bonn, Germany
Tel. +49 (0)228 73-3036

Admission

If you do not fulfill ALL of the requirements below, you are not eligible to apply. Decision about acceptance is made by the examination board.

Students who wish to enrol in the AFECO MSc programme at Bonn University must have:

  1. B.Sc. degree or equivalent in study programs linked to Agribusiness Management, Agricultural Economics, Food and Household Economics, Economics, Business Management, or a similar subject
  2. B.Sc. degree or equivalent with a grade of at least 2,5 or an equivalent grade (‘good’, B+, second class upper division in other grading systems)
  3. A minimum of 42 (ECTS) in economics or business management (equivalent to 1260 hours workload) – including:
    - an economic focus of the bachelor thesis topic,
    - a minimum of 5 ECTS in microeconomics and
    - a minimum of 5 ECTS in statistics
     

Main accepted English proficiency test results (not older than two years):

Exam

minimum level

TOEFL iBT 90/120
TOEFL PBT and revised TOEFL Paper-delivered Test not accepted
Cambridge C1
IELTS Academic 6.5/9
German “Abitur” (if English was the first foreign language in minimum 8 years) “ausreichend”
6 Punkte für Englisch

Application deadline

The Master AFECO Application deadline is April 30th (each year)

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Dr. Nicolas Gerber

Office hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays: 9.30 – 11.30

Institute for Food and Resource Economics (ILR)

Nußallee 19

53115 Bonn

+49 228 73-3036

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