The Graduate Program in Economics at UFJF (PPGE), approved by CAPES with a score of 5, offers Doctoral and Master’s courses in Economics, with the lines of research: Regional Economics and Macroeconomics, Social and Labor Economics, Organization and Markets.
PPGE works in the area of Economic and Social Development and has professors who have extensive research experience abroad. The Program has sought constant improvement in the structural and pedagogical context, aiming to achieve its objective of training qualified human resources, thus contributing to the development of academic excellence in research and teaching activities.
Admission to the Master’s in Applied Economics and Doctorate in Economics courses at PPGE takes place annually. Its target audience for the Master is graduates in higher education accredited and recognized by the Ministry of Education. The Doctorate is directed to holders of a Master’s degree in a course recognized by CAPES. Students in the Graduate Program in Economics at UFJF can obtain funding (scholarships) from CAPES, FAPEMIG. The first two are important public agencies for research and development. Besides the funding from these agencies, the students can also receive financial support from the UFJF, which maintains a postgraduate incentive program with unique resources
The Master’s course in Applied Economics lasts for 2 years, with a quarterly academic regime. In general, in the first year, the participant must complete the credits of the subjects and, in the second, he must develop his master’s dissertation.
In turn, the Doctorate in Economics course lasts for 4 years, with a quarterly academic regime. In general, in the first and second year, the participant must complete the credits of the subjects, and at the end of the 7th. Quarter, the student must pass the doctoral thesis qualification exam.