• 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 Economics and Management (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 (University of Leipzig)
Faculty of Economics and Management (Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg)

The course program consists of three sections: Core Courses, Special Courses, and Workshops. The Core Courses comprise courses covering the frontiers in macroeconomics, microeconomics, and econometrics. Every course is organized as a compact course extending over three or four days, and every day has six teaching hours of 45 minutes. Within the Special  Courses internationally renowned researchers provide an overview of their respective fields of research. The annual Workshops provide doctoral students the opportunity to present their research projects, obtain feedback from experienced researchers, and exchange ideas with other doctoral students.