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Before Arrival

There is a number of important issues the students must take care of after the acceptance to the program. Click on the name of the section to get more information.


Quantitative Economics Master Acceptance Letter


When the student is admitted by the QEM Program, we issue a letter of Acceptance and send to their postal address. Additionally, the letter is uploaded on the student's personal online registration form. The mobility track of each student is explicitly stated in the letter.

In the case the student is awarded an
Erasmus Mundus Scholarship, they will receive both the Acceptance Letter and the Scholarship Selection Letter.
When the original of the Letter of Acceptance is delivered, the student is able to apply for the visa.

Documentation Procedure


The candidates  should not send any paper documents until the they are explicitly asked to do so. The documents have to be sent to the following address:


Maison des Sciences Economiques

Master Erasmus Mundus QEM, Bureau B14

106/112 boulevard de l'Hôpital

75647 Paris Cedex 13



Once admitted, students have to forward the originals of the of documents within two weeks.

Consortium Universities Admission


Apart from the Letter of Acceptance to the Quantitative Economics Master Program, the selected candidates will receive the admission documents from the University where the student is going to spend the first semester.

In several cases, this might facilitate visa procedures. Students might need to contact the concrete university before arrival, for example, for accommodation inquires. Please, refer to the corresponding contact information below:



  • Quantitative Economics Master, Barcelona Office:

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Facultat d'Econòmiques i  Empresarials
Edifici B IDEA (office B3-124)
08293 Barcelona, Spain

Tel: +34 93 58 11 359



  • Quantitative Economics Master, Paris Office:

Université Paris1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
Maison des Sciences Economiques
106-112, Boulevard de L'Hôpital
75647, Paris, France

Mr Guillaume Glade
+ 33 1 44 07 76 50


  • Quantitative Economics Master, Venice Office:

Università Ca' Foscari Venezia
San Giobbe, Cannaregio 873
30121 Venice, Italy

Mrs Federica Varosio
Tel: +39 0412349123
Fax:+39 0412349176

  • Quantitative Economics Master, Warsaw Office:

Warsaw School of Economics
Aleja Niepodległości 162, 02-554, Warszawa, Poland

Contact: TO BE ADDED


  • Quantitative Economics Master, Louvain-la-Neuve Office:

Université catholique de Louvain
Economics School of Louvain (ESL)
Bâtiment Dupriez - Place Montesquieu 3 bte L2.06.01 - 1348 Louvain-la-Neuve

Mrs Géraldine CARETTE
Tel: +32 (0)1047 34 30



Getting the Visa


IMPORTANT! Visa issuing might take long time depending on the country of origin and your status. Therefore, we strongly advise to submit the application for visa as soon as you receive your Original Letter of Acceptance.


Visa requests should be forwarded to the  Consulate of the country where the student is scheduled to go for the first semester. Visa Guidelines might be helpful to look at before applying for the visa.

We ask student to upload the visa on your personal page as soon as it is issued.

Please contact each University to find more information on visa procedures. Information regarding the French Visa can be found Opens internal link in current windowhere.


Travel and Accommodation

The initial destination for all incoming QEM students in 2018 is Paris, where the Welcome Week is organized. During this week, students have the opportunity to meet all the admitted students of the 4 universities, participate in numerous activities and discover the city together.


Students should arrange their arrival to Paris and respect the dates of the meeting.


Additionally, accommodation could be requested by sending an email to, stating that you are a QEM student, the length of your stay, and any additional information you think may be of importance. 


Payment of tuition fees


The first payment of €1,000.00 should be submitted to the Consortium within 21 days after the acceptance, the payment date of the rest of the tuition fees is determined by the QEM staff, no latter than before the beginning of the Master Program. 

If the student is a beneficiary of an Erasmus Mundus Scholarship, the fees will be deducted from the grant amount.

The tuition fees can be submitted by the online Payment System on your personal registration form.


Pre-opening a bank account


The opening of a Bank account in France is mandatory for the Erasmus Mundus Fellowship Holders. This will be done during the Welcome Week. 


IMPORTANT! The beneficiaries of Erasmus Mundus Scholarships will receive their first payment of the Scholarship approximately 3 - 4 weeks after starting the programme. Be sure to have enough money to cover your personal expenses (food, transport, accommodation) during the 1st month of your studies.




The Quantitative Economics Master Program is able to assist students in the process of looking for housing throughout the study period.  Please, refer to the corresponding partner university to find specific information about lodging, or visit the following links: Initiates file downloadStudent Handbook Bacelona; Initiates file downloadStudent Handbook Bielefeld; Initiates file downloadStudent Hanbook Paris; Initiates file downloadStudent Handbook Venice.