Who can apply

Eligibility for Admission to the  Erasmus Mundus Joint Master (EMJM) QEM programme


General Requirements: The selection of candidates is based on common admission criteria that rely on academic excellence. They must have a recognized Bachelor in Economics or an equivalent degree (three years, 180 credits) in line with national legislation. In any case, basic training in quantitative methods is required. The applicants must have performed well above average during their undergraduate studies, have good knowledge of English certified by a TOEFL or IELTS.

Academic assessment is done by experts from the field, on defined criteria and under exclusion of any conflict of interests. The Committee will classify candidates pursuant to the following criteria, chosen to select the best-suited candidates: academic record, relevant academic background in quantitative methods, motivation of the candidate, recommendations, work experience, internships, research paper, and social competence.

Students can apply to the programme even if they have not yet completed the studies required by the date of application submission. However, they must have completed the relevant degree level before the cohort starting date that is the first September of the starting year of the cohort.

Language Requirements: Good knowledge of English is an essential requirement. Applicants whose first language is not English must submit an English test certificate (TOEFL, IELTS, etc.). Minimum English Language Proficiency Test Requirements: 76 for TOEFL (IBT), 230 for TOEFL (Computer-based), 550 for TOEFL (Paper-based), 6.0 for IELTS, C for Cambridge  Examination, B for Advanced Cambridge Test.

Applicants coming from an English-speaking country or having a sufficient degree taught in English are waived from this requirement.