William, 31, will be a full-time student through March in lectures and seminars organized by the Cambridge Program for Sustainability Leadership, the palace said in a statement.
He hopes to come away from the program "with an understanding of contemporary issues affecting agricultural business and rural communities in the United Kingdom," the statement said.
William left the Royal Air Force in September following more than seven years of full-time military service.
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