Objectives and content

The objective of the programme is to train present and future actors of development  to be in a position to :


  • Design and implement innovative programmes of economic and human development
  • Understand and assess the models and methods used by international organisations, foreign governments and consultants in development assistance and international economic relations
  • Play an educational role, in particular by clarifying to local decision-makers and to the general public the rationale and usefulness of economic reforms in their local context


The programme is structures around two axis :


  • Poverty and institutions
  • Macroeconomic and trade policies


The programme includes methodological, conceptual and applied teaching activities. This diversity enables students to use standard tools of economic analysis and to have a real expertise in the fields of international and development economics.


For more details about fields of study and the list of courses and seminars, consult our website: