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Online Application

Thank you for your interest in applying to the first year of Graduate Studies (Diplôme Universitaire), M1 MMEF - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance.

- Deadlines of applying for Admission:

Academic Year 2017-18
Semester Application start date Application end date Semester begins
Fall 15 November 2016 10 July 2017 1 September 2017
Spring NA NA 15 January 2018


- Who Can Apply: We accept students who have followed previously mathematics, economics or finance studies but students with other backgrounds, especially with mathematical training, are also welcomed.

The admission process involves a holistic review of each applicant's entire file. No particular factor is assigned a fixed weight; rather, the process involves a highly individualized assessment of the applicant's talents, achievements and her/his or potential to contribute to learning in the M1 MMEF program.

- How to Apply: To apply you must register using our electronic application through the online platform. Interested students should submit their application for admission online.

Start your online application now here Prospective graduate students who have trouble applying online should contact the the MMEF Help Desk gradstu@univ-paris1.fr.

After completion of the initial registration online form, you will receive an email containing the user ID and password which you need for the completition of application to the M1-MMEF program.

If you already applied for the program in the previous academic year, you can still use your login and password; this will allow you to keep the previously uploaded documents and/or update them.

If you have any question concerning your registration, application and other related issue, please contact us via gradstu@univ-paris1.fr. Always mention your:
  • ID Number
  • full First and Last Name,
  • email address, and
  • phone number
in your emails to us. Your emails are willing to be answered during the MMEF Help Desk office hours (Monday-Friday from 10:00 am - 12:30 am and 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Paris local time). Please allow 48 hours for a response.  Before contacting to the MMEF Help Desk, please make sure that your questions have not been already answered in the MMEF website.

Going Through the Online Process:

Please read carefully the following important items before submitting your application:

  • The Application Form consists of the following 7 mandatory stages (some of which are automatic through the online application) and possible additional ones, as described below. Without the completition of the application a delay in your application evaluation will occur.
  • The Application Form consists of the following 7 mandatory stages (some of which are automatic through the online application) and possible additional ones, as described below.
  • Please do not send any paper document by regular mail (see below however for the certified copies) or any electronic documents by e-mail, unless you are explicitly asked to do it by our staff.
  • The same Form should be used both for the application in the MMEF program and for the application to any other Scholarship. You can apply to more than one Scholarship.
  • The admission mechanism is common and you need only to fill a single form at the Consortium level, following the guidelines described below. The selection procedure and the registration will also be done at the Consortium level.
  • All documents should be written in English. All the files should be .pdf (except the photo which should be .jpg).
The Following Pdf files should be submitted to your personal QEM application page:

1. Curriculum Vitae
On a single pdf file containing the following items (each item A, B, C... should start on a new page).
  • A. Personal coordinates: name, first name, addresses, telephone and e-mail (both your address in your home country and the current one where you can be reached during the application process; year of birth, country of citizenship... (1 page)
  • B. High school studies and undergraduate studies , with the dates, names of the institutions, the field of study, and grades (elective) only given by year. Date of the Bachelor degree: precise whether it is effective or planned. If you plan to get your Bachelor degree at the end of this academic year you are eligible to apply but we need: (i) an official representative of your institution to state the estimated date of the degree and then (ii) to receive the degree before school starts if you are accepted in our program (see below). (1 page)
  • C. List of mathematics courses taken at the undergraduate level (above high school) and above. Precise the title of each course, the year of studies, the grade (elective), the total number of hours of the course, and a brief description of its content. Particular emphasis should be given on the level in calculus, linear algebra, probability, statistics. There is no GRE requirement.
  • D. Proficiency in English and in the languages of the Consortium (French, German, Italian and Spanish). Precise whether the courses of your undergraduate studies were taught in English or not; in the first case you will not need a certificate of English test (TOEFL, etc), and in the second case you will need to provide it, if possible before before the application deadline and in any case before the the Fall semester starts.
 Your estimated proficiency in the languages of the Consortium is only asked to help us in defining the level groups of language classes and will not be a part of the selection process. (1 page)

 

  • E. (Elective) Graduate studies, research project, professional experience, or any other information above the Bachelor degree. (1 page)
  • F. (Elective) Any other information you may wish to provide.
 
2. Personal letter
On a single pdf file containing the following items (each item A, B, C... should start on a new page).
  • A. Motivation statement. Explain your application, your present situation, your interest in the field, in the degree and in the institutions of the consortium, your intentions after this degree, ... (1 page)
  • B. Preferred mobility track. This essentially concerns the choice of the institution of the second year. Students may propose a ranking of their choices between the institutions and it is very important to precise whether this is a definitive choice or simply a wish. In the latter case, the Committee will take into consideration the wishes of the students starting with those who have the highest acceptance ranking. (1 page)
  • C. Financial aid. Students should precise if they apply for any scholarships and if their application is conditional to the acceptation of a scholarship. (1 page)
3. Proof of nationality
Upload a unique file (with a single page, whenever possible).
  • We strongly prefer that you upload the page of your passport showing both your name, your citizenship and the date of expiration of the passport.
  • If you don't have a passport yet, please use any other official document proving your nationality. If it is not done at this stage, later you will need to upload the page of your passport showing your name, your citizenship and the expiration date of your passport.
  • As soon as possible ask for a passport (if you don't have one) and check that its validity encompasses the two years of study of our program (that is, if you apply for the QEM Master for the academic year N-(N+1), you passport should be valid until September of year (N+1)). It is worth also to precise that students will need to use the same passport for the application form and for visa purposes.
4. Certified transcript of study results
Certified transcript of study results or other academic records that give proof of the undergraduate studies, including credits and grades achieved in each single subject. Documents must either be in English or translated in English and be merged in a single pdf file; this document should be certified.
5. Certified copies of University diplomas
Documents must either be in English or translated in English and be certified. These documents should be merged in a single pdf file.
  • If students have not completed their Bachelor degree before the application deadline, a statement should be uploaded with the planned date of ending the undergraduate studies and for the reception of the degree. The acceptance to the QEM Master and/or anyone of the QEM scholarships will be conditional to the getting of the degree before the fall semester starts.
 
6. English proficiency
Students should send a certificate of recognized test of English proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS,..) only if the courses of their undergraduate studies were not taught in English (see above).
  • The acceptance to the MMEF program and/or the MMEF scholarships will be conditional to the reception of the test with a satisfying level.
  • If the certificate is not ready before the deadline, it can be sent later by e-mail AND by regular mail (mandatory).
7. Two letters of recommendation (automatic through the online process)
  • On Step 5 of your online application, you will be asked to submit the information about two persons who are willing to write a letter of recommendation (first name, last name, university, city, country, email).

     

  • Once you submit your application , each person listed under the reference form will receive an email prompting him/her to upload a pdf copy of the reference letter with the letterhead of his/her institution.
  • Once the reference letter has been uploaded, the receipt of the file will appear on your personal page of the online application form (and a mail will be sent to you).
  • It is up to the student to check first with these two persons that they accept to write the letter and then to make any necessary reminders.
8. Electives
  • Passport photo We ask you to upload a .jpg file of 100x150 pixels if you want that it appears correctly. It is elective at this stage but it will be mandatory after the acceptance in the program.
Any other documents lang="EN-US"> you wish to provide (in a single pdf file), such as GRE scores, research project, publications.


As soon as you have submitted all the documents, you should make MMEF as your "Course choice" in the Application process in order to validate your application:

  • When you are noified by email that you are accepted, send the following list of documents by regular mail:

    • Certified transcript of study results or other academic records that give  the proof of the undergraduate studies, including credits and grades achieved in each single subject. Documents must either be in English or translated in English.
      Certificates of Authenticity should be issued by recognized diplomatic or administrative authorities.
      These documents are the original transcripts of the pdf file [4].
    • Certified copies of University diplomas at the level of Bachelor Degree. Documents must either be in English or translated in English.
      Certificates of Authenticity should be issued by recognized diplomatic or administrative authorities.
      These documents are the certified copies of the pdf file [5]; do not send the original diplomas.
    • English proficiency. The test of English proficiency should be send by the authorized organization issuing the certificate. It should be sent only if the courses of the undergraduate studies were not taught in English (see above). This document is the original of the pdf file [6].
    • Any other documents (Elective) students wish to provide such as GRE scores, research project and publications.
    • Birth certificate (translated into French, for those who will spend at least one Semester in Paris).
    • 2 Passport sized copies.

    Documents should be sent to the following address:
    M1 MMEF - Mathematical Methods in Economics and Finance
    B14,  Maison des Sciences Economiques
    Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne
    106-112, Boulevard de L'Hôpital,
    75647 Paris CEDEX 13

    The acceptance to the M1 MMEF program and/or anyone of the M1 MMEF scholarships will be conditional to the complete uploading of items [1]-[7] in due time ([1]-[5] and [7] before the deadline, and reception of items  by regular mail before both the Fall semester starts and the arrival of the student in Paris).

    Please note: No documents will be returned. So please do NOT send the originals that cannot be replaced. We ask for certified copies only.