Agricultural, Food and Environmental Policy Analysis (AFEPA) - Master´s Programme

Published: 29 June 2020

Information for those studying on the Master's programme (two-year) in Agricultural, Food and Environmental Policy Analysis (AFEPA). On these pages you will find information about the programme, contact details and the documents governing the degree programme.

The Department of Economics is one of the partners in the Master program European Master in Agricultural, Food and Environmental Policy Analysis (AFEPA). The program is a collaboration between four European Institutes and three international assoicate partners.


This is the only programme in Europe that focuses on policy analysis in Agriculture, Food and Environment. During two years of advanced studies economics and policy issues are covered and the students attend courses at at least two of the participating universities. After the degree the student can work in international organizations, for governments or in the private sector with policy design and analysis.


Students have the opportunity to apply for Erasmus+ scholarships to finance their second year abroad. The Erasmus+ programme offers university students a possibility of studying or doing an internship abroad in another country for a period of at least 2 months and maximum 12 months per cycle of studies.


The AFEPA progamme is jointly organised by four European main partner universities: the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (UCSC) in Milano, Italy, the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) in Sweden, the Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhelms Universität Bonn (UBonn) in Germany, and the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL) in Belgium.

The partnership also includes three associated partners: the Pontifica Universidad Catolica (PUC) in Chile, the University of Alberta (UAlberta) in Canada and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) in Spain. These seven partner universities are recognised worldwide for the quality of their educational programme and scientific achievements. Find more information at the official homepage of the programme or in the student handbook 2017   

Admission to latter part

Here you will find information about admission to latter parts of SLU programmes and how you apply.

In autumn semester 2020 the available places on the programme are:

  • Year 2: 0 places


If there are more qualified applicants than available places when the application period has ended, than the applicants are ranked according to how many credits they can transfer to the degree. When the applicants have equal credentials, lottery is applied.

Programme Study Directors


Programme Study Director AFEPA

Ruben Hoffmann, researcher
Department of Economics, 018-67 17 37

Program Officer AFEPA

Emma Granholm Arias

Department of Economics, +4618671786

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