Atlantis Program

Dr. Bruce Ahrendsen and graduate student Matthew Coale in Slovakia.
Professor Bruce Ahrendsen and graduate student Matthew Coale at the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra, Slovakia.

Atlantis Double Degree in Agricultural Economics and Rural Development 

Atlantis is a double masters degree program in Agricultural Economics from the University of Arkansas and a joint degree in rural development issued by six European partner universities.

Graduate students will:

  • Spend approximately two academic years in this program - four study terms and one summer term
  • Up to 14 months spent abroad
  • U.S. students enroll for at least two terms at the University of Arkansas and for at least two terms at two European universities in the European consortium
  • European students will enroll for at least two terms at two European universities in the European consortium and at least two terms at the University of Arkansas
  • Thesis is required
  • Completion of a case study during the summer
  • One term of joint thesis research supervised by U.S. and European faculty
  • All coursework, research, and case study will be in English in both the U.S. and Europe.

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