The thesis which has to be prepared for the end of the first year corresponds to a MSc thesis. French courses are intended to prepare PSME students to enroll in the 2nd year of Masters studies (M2 level, MPhil) in French. PSME may apply to the regular M2 programs offered by the University of Paris with classes in French and English. Hence, former PSME students who get to the 2nd year level can access one of the most comprehensive M2 programs existing in France, which includes more than 100 different courses, structures in about 20 specialized programs. You can find details about these courses on the website of the University Paris 1.
The PSME program offers:
The Professors teaching and guiding their students in the PSME program are amongst the top Professors of France and around the world.
You can apply until:
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
You only need to take one of these language tests:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Take IELTS test
The TOEFL – or Test OF English as a Foreign Language – offers a paper-based test (PBT). The final, overall PBT score ranges between 310 and 677, and is based on an average taken from the three test components (listening, structure, and reading). The writing part of this test is scored separately on a scale of 0-6. Read more about TOEFL (PBT).
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).
To apply for the Panthéon-Sorbonne Master's degree in Economics, students must provide the following:
We examine applications on an on-going basis. We provide our first batch of responses in January. Once we have received the complete hard copy of your application, we will give you an answer by e-mail within one month (for applications received January-May. Hence the earlier you apply, the better your chances of acceptance.
If you do not hold a BA in economics but you have studied math and economics, you may still apply. The admission committee will decide if you have enough economic background for the PSME program. If you come from a good university and you are in the first quarter of your class, you have a good chance to be admitted.
Your proficiency in English is essential for the PSME program. If your mother tongue is English or you have been studying in English, you are exempted from providing an English certificate.
There are no application fees.
The tuition fee for the academic year of the PMSE is set to 6 500 euros:
The University Paris 1 does not provide any scholarships but students can directly apply to their embassy or one of the following addresses according to their origins:
- Eiffel Scholarship:
The French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs launched the Eiffel excellence scholarship programme support French centres of higher education in their international outreach initiatives, in a context of mounting competition among developed countries to attract elite students from overseas. It is a very selective scholarship. Students accepted by this programme receive 1180 euros/month. This scholarship is priority for students from emerging countries. The PSME agrees to reduce Eiffel Scholarship-holders tuition fee.
- Scholarship Master Ile-de-France/ Scholarship Master Ile-de-France-Europe:
This is a regional scholarship for foreign students from certain areas of the cooperation of Ile-de-France. Students who apply for this programme should:
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