QEM Program (Mundus)


Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree QEM (EMJMD): Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics

The QEM Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics is a Master's programme

  • with a duration of two academic years (120 ECTS credits).
  • it is expected that the student carries out their entire course work attending at least two universities of the QEM Consortium: Université catholique de Louvain - Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne - Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona - Università Ca’Foscari Venezia - SGH Warsaw School of Economics

Note: The mobility track and a joint curriculum are defined and fixed for each accepted candidate during the admission process.

Program structure

The QEM Master is divided into four semesters of study, with a mandatory mobility of at least one semester.

In the first year,

  • focuses on core courses including Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics and Mathematics (Probability, Statistics and Optimization).
  • all students enrolled to the QEM program spend the first semester in the same university, with a turnover among institutions to manage this first semester.
    For the academic year 2020-2021, the Fall Semester will be organized in Paris, France
  • The second semester(30 credits) is spent in any partner university (mobility track): Barcelona - Paris - UCLouvain - Venice - Warsaw.

The second year  

  • focuses on specialization and is spent in one of the five consortium universities: Barcelona - Paris - UCLouvain - Venice - Warsaw.

  • there are several areas of specialization on offer, such as:

    • Microeconomics
    • Macroeconomics
    • International Economics
    • Finance
    • Econometrics
    • Mathematical Economics
    • Game Theory
    • Behavioral Economics
    • Experimental Economics
    • Public Economics
    • Political Economy
    • Insurance
    • Finance