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Learning Outcomes


Upon successful completion of the Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree (EMJMD) QEM Programme, the students will:


Receive the graduation package

  • Initiates file downloadThe QEM Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree : It is a single degree issued by the Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne on behalf of all five partner Universities  of the QEM Consortium and duly accredited in all partners' countries;

  • Initiates file downloadThe QEM Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree Supplement: It is created as an aid to support the recognition of academic qualifications. It presents a standardized description of the nature, level, content, and status of the studies completed by its holder. It assures that higher education institutions, public authorities, and employers in the home country of the holder (and abroad) recognizes the degree held. The Diploma Supplement contains sections providing information regarding:

    • the holder of the qualification,
    • The Consortium universities and the local master courses' degrees that makeup the QEM programme,
    • aspects of the national higher education system involved,
    • the qualification type, its originating institution, and the student's mobility,
    • details of the national higher education system concerned,
    • the qualification level,
    • the content of the course, results gainedand transcripts,
    • the function of the qualification,
    • certification of the supplement,
    • other relevant details.



  • Understand the main mathematical models across all fields of quantitative economics;

  • Have in-depth knowledge of relevant national and international research;

  • Know how to use an econometric approach to model economic phenomenon, estimate the resulting model, and interpret the estimated parameters;

  • Demonstrate mastery of the issues, theories and latest advances in at least one of the sub-fields of economics;

  • Have profound knowledge about the implications of research ethics and professional responsibilities;

  • Possess insight into and understanding of the societal conditions under which economic and social policies are implemented;

  • Have good knowledge of European culture, history, and social norms;



  • Excel in analyzing complex economic problems, designing new and innovative solutions, scientific methods and tools;

  • Use and analyze, at a high level, data found in major economic journals and in the classroom;

  • Master standard statistical, econometric and simulation techniques and software;

  • Master basic engineering skills in programming, software, and internet technologies;

  • Be able to interpret and communicate economic issues to a wider non-specialist audience including decision makers, NGOs, practitioners, and the media;

  • Communicate fluently in English and at least one other European language;

  • Be able to write a CV, present themselves and their work in an interview, more generally, be able to write and present ideas clearly;

  • Be able to make effective use of source materials, including literature searches, references, and citations;



  • Explore the relationship between theory and practice, test theories through using actual data sets;

  • Demonstrate ability to conduct independent and original basic and applied research in economics;

  • Articulate socio-economic policy recommendations based on sound scientific reasoning;

  • Demonstrate the managerial capabilities demanded of academia, government, international organizations, NGOs, or the private sector;

  • Have leadership capabilities, assume professional responsibility, and independently initiate and implement discipline-specific and interdisciplinary cooperation;

  • Be able to work both independently and effectively in a team in complex and unpredictable situations requiring new solutions.