All documents will be uploaded on one of the two online platforms, no postal mail is needed.
! Please note, as Campus France asks for a neutral application and it is not possible to attach a motivation letter, please send an english version (of the motivation letter only) to your track's secretariat as for letters of recommendation.
♦ Application dates according to your major
….. with a major in psychology:
….. with a major in economics:
**** The current COVID-19 pandemic does not impact our application deadlines ****
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If you enter the Master, you are responsible for the compliance with immigration rules. If your country of origin is ....
... one of the 28 European (see http://europa.eu/about-eu/countries/index_fr.htm), the e-candidat registration is enough;
... one of the 32 “EEF” countries, please check on Etudes en France;
... otherwise: contact the French consulate of your country of origin.
Fees & scholarships
Application is free, no fee to apply.
Tuition fees. All students pay the same tuition fee (French nationals or not). This is approximately 250 euros a year.). Please check official websites for the exact amount, to be adjusted each year (for Paris 1 : https://www.pantheonsorbonne.fr/inscription/frais-dinscription). This fee is paid for Master 1, and again for Master 2. Please be aware new fee policies can be voted at the start of the new year.
Scholarships. There are some grants (1 or 2 per year) to cover most living expenses, designed for foreign students who have excellent academic records. For more information, please visit this page https://international.pantheonsorbonne.fr/en/join-paris-1-pantheon-sorbonne/full-degree-student.
I have a degree in a field related to Economics (BA, Finance, etc), what courses do you primarily look at during application ?
We primarily look at your level in Economy fundamentals such as micro-economy, statistics and economic principles, regardless of which diploma you took them in.
Is a research project coherent with this master ? What kind of job can I find after completion of the program ?
Training for research (applied and academic) is our main focus. See the students section of the website for our most recent placement survey.
Is there a minimum required score for english proficiency tests, such as the IELTS ?
No there is not, it should correspond roughly to a C1 level or higher.
Is there a minimum length for an experience in an english-speaking environment to be considered valid ?
This is left to the appreciation of the applicant.
Is there a minimum grade point average required ?
Candidats for this Master come from all over the world. As such, many applications do not conform to the grade point average system. We have not established a required minimum.
I graduate in July/September, can I still apply ?
As long as you provide proof of graduation before the beginning of classes in September, you can apply.
I already have the equivalent of 240 ECTS in Economics, can I apply directly to the M2 ?
To be accepted directly in M2, we ask that you have the equivalent of a bachelor's in Economics AND Psychology. If you are unsure you have that level, you can apply to M1 and M2 at the same time.
I have studied Economics and Psychology, which track should I apply to ?
In this case, we advise you should apply to the track you have most knowledge in, as the first year and particularly the first semester you will be trained in the other discipline.
Do I need to have knowledge in french to attend this master ?
The courses for this program are entirely taught in english. We ask for optional proficiency in the french language to facilitate your interactions with the broader administration of the two partner universities and your daily life in Paris.
Can I learn french while participating in this program ?
Yes, if you are accepted you can follow french as a foreign language classes (FLE).
If my original transcripts are in english, do I need to translate them in french ?
If my original transcripts are in french, do I need to translate them in english ?
If my original transcripts are in a language other than french or english, do I need to translate them?
Yes, they must be certified in english.
I am applying for a grant in my home country and I need confirmation my profile is adequate for your program, can you review my transcripts ?
In this case it is possible. Please send documents on which base to make the assessment to the secretariat.
I may qualify for a grant in my home country if I have a letter of acceptance from your program, can you review my application early ?
To ensure equal treatment of all applications according to the french law, we review them all at once. (except in the case of the french government Eiffel scholarship program)
I have questions I would like to ask directly to the teachers or directors of the program, can I schedule an interview ?
To ensure equal treatment of all applications according to the french law, we cannot organise interviews or visits for an individual prospective applicant. Please direct your questions by mail to the contacts listed on this site or attend the next annual open day event of the Sorbonne School of Economics during which you can meet current students, the program is presented and you can ask questions directly to the directors.
How many students do you accept each year in M1?
We accept a total of 40 students, subdivided in 20 Psychology majors and 20 Economics majors.
I have a job, can I follow this program part-time or online ?
No, students must be present at all classes and examinations.
I applied for the Economics track, when can I expect an answer ?
You can expect a first answer two months after your application at the latest.
With the current covid pandemic, are you more flexible with the application campaign dates ?
We follow officialy voted application campaign calendars. The updated dates are not expected to change. If the deadline has passed and you are interested in our program, please monitor our website and apply next year.
With the current covid pandemic, is there a risk that even though I am admitted I will not be able to arrive in France ?
At the time of visa applications, french consulates make sure universities can welcome international students in good conditions. If you are admitted and receive a visa, you will be able to attend the program.