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Masters programs 2021-2022


Regarding applications to the masters' programme:

A candidate can apply to APE, EDCBA, PPD or all of them. Within each of these programmes, the candidate has to choose whether to apply to the M1 year or to the M2 year (except for the EDCBA master, there is only one year). 


There are no application fees.


For the APE and PPD programmes, there is only one session, all application files will be evaluated at the same time. No applications will be accepted after the deadline. No applications should be sent directly by email to the administration/directors of PSE; all interested students should apply on the website PSE applications (or Ecandidate - only for students coming from Paris 1 or QEM program and applying to APE). 

For the EDCBA master programme, the application files are evaluated on a rolling basis.


The application process deadlines are as follow:


EDCBA Master programme:

Applications are open since November 09, 2020. 

Applications will be closing on July 7, 2021 (for the EDCBA programme only)

You may submit your application anytime. You should get an answer within 10 days after the submission. This answer will let you know if the jury would like to interview you. 

There are 4 sessions of interviews. 

Final results are sent a couple of days after the admission jury has met. 

Session 1

Deadline for submitting your application : 12th December 2020

Interviews : 18th january 2021

Admission jury : 19th january 2021

Session 2 :

Deadline for submitting your application : 12th march 2021

Interviews : 2021, January 22th march 2021

Admission jury : 23th march 2021


Session 3:

Deadline for submitting your application : 29th April 2021

Interviews : 3rd May 2021

Admission jury : 4th May 2021


Session 4

Deadline for submitting your application : 7th July 2021

Interviews : 13rd July 2021

Admission jury : 15th  July 2021

Applications are evaluated on a rolling basis.

You will get an answer within 10 days after submission of your application file.


APE and PPD Master programmes:

Start of applications : 01st of January 2021

End of applications : 07th of March 2021

Results of applications : week of 12th - 14th of April



For students coming from Paris 1 or QEM applying to the APE master program: you also have the possibility to register on the Ecandidat Application website (https://ecandidat.univ-paris1.fr/) 



         Applications on e-candidate

You should apply on only one of the platforms (PSE Applications or Ecandidat - and not on both). Priority should be given to PSE Applications, but even if you apply on Ecandidate your file will be evaluated. Applications on Paris 1 Ecandidate will be open from 17th of February until the 27th of February 2021.


Analysis and Policy in Economics (APE)

The APE Programme offers research training in theoretical and applied economics. This Masters is offered jointly by the EHESS, the ENS, the Ecole des Ponts ParisTech and the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, and is certified by the Paris School of Economics

More information here


Public Policy and Development (PPD)

The Public Policy and Development master is a two-year research-based program, focusing on applied economics and social sciences, and dedicated to the conception, analysis and evaluation of public policies, in developed and developing countries. It combines rigorous training in analytical and quantitative economic methods with an emphasis on policy and practice. 

The PPD master will offer two to three scholarships to M1 students who are citizens of a middle or low-income country

More information here


Economic Decision and Cost Benefit Analysis (EDCBA)

EDCBA is a Masters of Science (MSc) in economic calculation for investment decisions, applied to sectors of the economy currently in full expansion: planning, energy, environment, health, digital transformation.
This initial M2 (Masters of Science) programme, taught entirely in English, is open to French and International students who hold a Masters 1 or 2 degree in economics, statistics or mathematics, university students, and students of the Grandes écoles, engineering schools and business schools.

More information here


Summer School 2021 


Applicants may apply to one program per week.

There are no application fees.

The application process for the Summer School 2021 will open in January 01st, 2021.

Deadline to apply: March 31st, 2021

Payment deadline: April 15, 2021

Application may re-open after the deadline if there are seats still available.


List of the programmes - June 14 to June 18 :

CLIMATE CHANGE - Impacts, adaptation, and political constraints

DEVELOPMENT - Inequality, social interactions and institutional dynamics

ORGANISATION INDUSTRIELLE - Plateformes, réseaux sociaux et données

MIGRATION ECONOMICS - Development impacts of migration and challenges in global labor markets


List of the programmes - June 21 to June 25 :

INTERNATIONAL TRADE – Firms, policies and distributional outcomes

MICROECONOMETRICS AND POLICY EVALUATION - Modern Estimation Methods and Machine Learning


List of the programmes - June 28 to July 02 :

EXPERIMENTAL ECONOMICS - Empirical tools and methods to investigate economic behavior

MACROECONOMICS - Understanding macroeconomic fluctuation


More information here.