Masters in Economics in France




Study Economics in France

If you are looking for a master’s in economics, France is a great option. France has a wide array of Master's programs open to international students that make it a great place for graduate education. France is home to hundreds of higher education institutions, including many world-leading technical colleges and universities like Federal University of Toulouse Midi-PyrĂ©nĂ©es, École Polytechnique and Paris Sciences et Lettres – PSL Research University. They all rank in the Top 200 of the Times Higher Education World Rankings for Economics. Other great economics departments are located at Paris School of EconomicsÉcole Normale SupĂ©rieure de LyonAix Marseille School of EconomicsParis Dauphine University, or Toulouse School of Economics.

France is attracting thousands of international students every year with great quality higher education institutions, delicious local cuisine, famous cities, amazing landmarks, and rich culture. The French educational system balances theory and practice, offering students plentiful hands-on experience mixed with lectures and classroom time. If you are interested in earning your Master’s degree in English, there are over 1,300 programs taught in this language. Get a solid training in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics, engage with the rich culture and enjoy international atmosphere in cities like Paris, Lyon or Toulouse.

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Key Information

• Academic year: September/October – May/June
• Course length: 2 years
• Type of degrees: Mastère SpĂ©cialisĂ© (MS), Master of Science (M.Sc.), Master of Arts (M.A.), Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.)
• Fees: between €200 and €4,000/year at public universities, up to €20,000/year at private universities, up to €30,000/year at business schools
• Scholarships: Erasmus Mundus, Entente Cordiale Scholarships for UK Students, International Eiffel Excellence Scholarships, Emile Boutmy Scholarship (Sciences Po, for non-EU citizens), scholarships from French universities
• Living costs: €900 – €1800 (Paris most expensive)
• Average starting salary: €35,000 for economists with masters (INOMICS Salary Report)



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