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Prof. Dr. Martin Petrick

Prof. Dr. Martin Petrick

Focal points of interest:

Agricultural policy

Structural and organisational change in agriculture

Agricultural and water reforms in Central Asia



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Room: 129
Phone: +49 (0) 641 99-37050

Institute of Agricultural Policy and Market Research
Senckenbergstraße 3, Zeughaus
35390 Giessen

Personal details

Prof. Dr. Martin Petrick is a professor of agricultural, food and environmental policy at Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany, and a member of the Centre for international Development and Environmental Research (ZEU) at Justus Liebig University. He is also a Visiting Researcher at the Leibniz-Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO) in Halle (Saale). Before he was Deputy Head of the Department Agricultural Policy at IAMO and a professor at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU), Germany.

He holds a PhD in agricultural economics from MLU. Major fields of expertise include structural change in agriculture, agricultural transition in former Soviet countries, the evaluation of agricultural policy measures, and public action in rural development.

Prof. Dr. Martin Petrick has worked in senior positions for activities funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Council) (DFG), the European Commission, the World Bank, Asian Development Bank, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), and other institutions.

At Justus Liebig University, he directs the International PhD Program for Agricultural Economics, Bioeconomy and Sustainable Food Systems, the Structured Doctoral Programme "Sustainable Agricultural Development in Central Asia (SUSADICA)" and the International MSc Programme "Transition Management". He has been a Dean of Studies of FB09 since October 2021.

Curriculum vitae (pdf)