24 months
240 EUR/year
240 EUR/year
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International Development and Agricultural Economics (IDAE) at Czech University of Life Sciences Prague provides a great opportunity for students to understand the role of economic theories in agricultural production systems, agri-food chains, development strategies, climate change initiatives and policies, particularly in tropical regions.

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The International Development and Agricultural Economics (IDAE) at Czech University of Life Sciences Prague consists of three major components. First, core courses that address institutional and behavioural theories, principles of cooperatives, farming systems economics, tropical agriculture, marketing of tropical products and agrarian policies mechanisms. 

Second, students select various courses to study that fit their main motivations or are well suited to the Master's thesis topic. Third, a compilation of masters thesis on programme-relevant topics and thesis-related courses.

Master's thesis plays a crucial role in the programme.

Therefore, students attend four scientific seminars, which provide students with the main principles of research in agricultural economics, and present their own research and improve communication skills in front of their classmates, academic staff, and invited experts. Students choose a topic during the first semester and become a part of a supervisors research team established at the faculty. Working in these teams gives the students hands-on experience and practical skills by participating in various research and innovation projects managed by their supervisor. Students also undergo an internship at a partner institution.


All study programmes taught at CULS are officially accredites by the the Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Institutional and Behavioural Economics
  • Agricultural Policy in Developing Countries
  • Animal Production in Tropics
  • Economics of Farming Systems
  • Tropical Crop Production

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A condition for acceptance to studies to a Master's programme is the submission of a Bachelor's Diploma from any university in agricultural, technical, economics or natural sciences. It also takes into account the interest of the applicants in the specific programme concerned. For foreign applicants, it is necessary to prove the “nostrification” of the acquired level of education or Recognition of previous studies issued by the CZU in Prague (more information below).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    240 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 240 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    240 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 240 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • Tuition fees in national currency: 6 000 CZK

Living costs for Prague

15441 - 26241 CZK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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