The “associated partners” are the universities where students can spend the 4th Semester. They will provide key knowledge, skills and competences on regional applications of economic policy. The associated partners will be integrated as full partners throughout the programme. They will participate to students’ enrolment. Professors from these universities will also particpiate to the courses as invited scholars.
- The Seoul National University (SNU, South-Korea) is the leading university in South-Korea and highly ranked in the Shanghai classification. Graduate School of International Studies (GSIS) provides an education that produces leaders for the contemporary complex global society. SNU will bring to the consortium its expertise in industrial and innovation policy in South-Asia and the World.
- The Federal university of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ, Brazil) is one of the two top Brazilian universities. The “Instituto de Economia” has three graduate programmes with a strong commitment to pluralism. UFRJ will bring to the consortium its expertise in the fields of development, and of industrial and environmental policies, with a particular focus on emerging Latin-American countries.
- The University of Massachusetts – Amherst (UMass, USA) is a world-renowned research university, highly ranked in Shanghai classification. The department of economics is widely regarded as a centre of excellence for the study including a pluralistic approach of economics. It will bring to the consortium its expertise in the fields of inequality and poverty, economic growth and employment, financial crisis and regulation, globalisation and trade, with a special focus on North-America.