Other Cooperation Partners

The Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in in Transition Economies (IAMO)

The aim of IAMO’s work is not just to help understand, but also manage the far-reaching processes of change to reduce on-going development deficits in the agricultural and food sector, as well as in the rural areas of the institute’s geographical area of research. This goal gives rise to the three core tasks of the institute:
  • Internationally oriented research into agricultural and food economics including the development of rural areas.
  • Exchange of ideas between the academic, business and political communities.
  • Support for young academic scholars.
The researchers of the IAMO offer diverse courses at the Faculty of Law and Economics of Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg that can be chosen within the compulsory part of the Master’s program “Empirical Economics and Policy Advice” Further information under:  http://www.iamo.de/
Das IAMO in Halle (Saale), Foto: Markus Scholz, (c) IAMO

The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ)


The Helmholtz Association contributes to solving major challenges facing society, science and the economy with top scientific achievements in six research areas: Energy, Earth and Environment, Health, Key Technologies, Structure of Matter, Transport and Space. 

The Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) was established in 1991 and has more than 1,100 employees in Leipzig, Halle (Saale) and Magdeburg. They study the complex interactions between humans and the environment in cultivated and damaged landscapes. The scientists develop concepts and processes to help secure the natural foundations of human life for future generations.

The UFZ offers students various options for gaining practical experience. Students can write their Master’s thesis at the UFZ, do an intership oder work part time as a student assistent. They are, thereby, provided with comprehensive personal support but are also given scope for their own scientific research. Thus, they get the opportunity to closely experience extramural research and to establish first contacts with leading researchers. Students are involved in international project groups and do research on current problem areas of Environmental Research.

Further information under:  http://www.ufz.de