Ca’ Foscari University offers the Erasmus Mundus Master Course Models and Methods of Quantitative Economics (QEM), a joint degree program of excellence with Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris, France), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain) and Universität Bielefeld (Bielefeld, Germany).
Master QEM is a two-year graduate degree program in quantitative economics, taught in English, and approved by The Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA) under the Erasmus+ : Erasmus Mundus Master Courses (EMMCs) brand.
The joint programme is open only to students selected through the QEM procedure. Students may spend at least a semester in Ca’ Foscari University.
Applications are open on the website http://master-economics-qem.univ-paris1.fr/application.
Students enrolled at Ca' Foscari to the Master's Degree in Economics are not automatically enrolled in the joint degree program. If they are interested in entering the Joint Degree Erasmus Mundus Master Course - QEM program, they can access at the end of the 1st semester after passing the late November QEM exams organized by the Consortium.
On this regard, Ca’ Foscari students should send a written request to Prof. Pelizzon at firstname.lastname@example.org before September 30th!
The following sources of funding are open to Quantitative Economics Master applicants.
For detailed information on each option, please click on the title:
Master QEM at Ca' Foscari University is broken down into two years of studies: the first year where focus is on core courses, like in each partner university, with the objective of building a solid foundation in economics and quantitative methods; the second year of specialization with emphasis on two curricula, Quantitative Economics or Quantitative Finance.
Objective: The first year of the programme is focused on core courses with the objective of building a solid foundation in Economics and quantitative methods on which students build during their specialisation in the second year
Welcome Week in Barcelona: The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), hosts a welcome week at the beginning of the first year to assist students in completing the registration procedures and allow students to become acquainted with one another.
Mobility: The students spent their first semester in Barcelona and the second semester is spent in one of the four Consortium universities.
60 ECTS credits are required and are allocated as follows:
The objective of the second year in Venezia is to educate students in advanced methodologies and models in economics and finance, with the goals of both research orientation for further studies and practical applications.
Areas of specialization are in Quantitative Economics or Quantitative Finance. More precisely: Microeconomics, Game Theory, Finance, Insurance, Public Finance, International Economics, Industrial Economics, Behavioral Economics and Experimental Economics, Mathematical Economics, Quantitative Finance, Econometrics and Financial Econometrics .
For the selection of the specialization courses students should interact with Prof. Pelizzon ( email@example.com) that will help them to select the courses in line with their interests and further carriers objectives.
The structure of the studies is: Specialization courses (around 40 credits, including Foreign Language) and Master dissertation (around 20 credits)
1st year courses: please see QEM1 lessons (in yellow)
2nd year course: please see QEM2 lessons (in purple)