Who can apply

Eligibility for Admission to the  Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) 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, a 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 by a score of 213 (TOEFL, computer-based) or 6.0 (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

Since no course of English as a second language will be offered during the programme, the ability to attend courses in English is necessary. Admission to the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) QEM programme requires an English-language test certificate such as TOEFL or IELTS for applicants coming into the program. Applicants coming from an English-speaking country or having a sufficient degree taught in English are waived from this requirement. 


Minimum English Language Proficiency Test Requirements



Test Type

Minimum score required



TOEFL (Computer-based)


TOEFL (Paper-based)




Cambridge  Examination


Advanced Cambridge Test