• Universität Halle
  • IWH Innenhof
  • Universität Jena
  • Ifo Institut Dresden
  • Universität Leipzig
  • Albertina
  • TU Dresden
  • Universität Madgeburg
  • IWH_Tor

The Central-German Doctoral Program Economics (CGDE) provides a regional doctoral program in Economics. The central aim of CGDE is to provide an excellent doctoral education by offering research-oriented courses which are held by internationally renowned researchers. This network is a joint initiative of the following economics faculties and research institutes in Saxony-Anhalt, Saxony, and Thuringia:

Faculty of Business and Economics  (TU Dresden)
Ifo Institute for Economic Research Dresden (ifo Dresden)
Faculty of Law, Economics and Business (Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg)
Halle Institute for Economic Research – Member of the Leibniz Association (IWH)
Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (Friedrich Schiller University Jena (FSU))
Faculty of Economics and Management Science (Leipzig University)
Faculty of Economics and Management (Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg)

The course program consists of the following sections: (1) Advanced Courses, (2) Special Courses, (3) Personal Qualification Workshops, and (4) Doctoral Workshops. The Advanced Courses cover macroeconomics, microeconomics, and econometrics. Within the Special Courses internationally renowned researchers provide an overview of their respective fields of research. Personal Qualification Workshops strengthen the skills of academic writing and paper presentation. The annual Doctoral Workshops provide doctoral students the opportunity to present their research projects, obtain feedback from experienced researchers, and exchange ideas with other doctoral students.