PhD Summer Programme
New! Two one-week courses on econometrics, and trade and development economics: 22 August - 2 September 2016
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Pushing the boundaries in education and research.

The World Trade Institute is a leading academic institution dedicated to graduate-level education and research on international trade regulation and investment. As a centre for excellence of the University of Bern, we explore the interconnections between the fields of law, economics and political science.

News and Information Archive

31 Aug 2016 | News

MILE Alumni Profiles: Thalis Andrade

Thalis Andrade, a graduate of the MILE 14 intake, is a trained lawyer who works in foreign trade analysis for the Brazilian government and also lectures on international trade law. He says the MILE programme allowed him to realise a dream of living abroad while studying a subject he loves.

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26 Aug 2016 | Event

The new MILE programme starts on 16 September

The MILE 17 intake will be welcomed to Bern during an official ceremony.

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24 Aug 2016 | News

Don’t miss the date for Doctoral School early admission

If you are a Master’s-level graduate in economics, political science and law and want to embark on a PhD, the WTI could be the place for you.

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Latest Publications

31 Aug 2016

The labor content of exports database

World Bank Policy Research paper 7615 by M. Calì, J. Francois, C. Hollweg, M.Manchin, D. Oberdabernig, H. Rojas-Romagosa, S. Rubinova and P. Tomberger forthcoming in ...

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