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APE - Analysis and Policy in Economics

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

APE at a glance

A Master for bachelor students in economics, mathematics

2-years research program: M1 - reinforcing fundamental knowledge and basic methodological tools; M2 - conducting a successful research project (direct entry in the second year possible)

Campus: Paris School of Economics, Jourdan Campus

Structure: M1 September - July; M2 September - September (master thesis defense possible in June or September)

Language: English

Credits: M1 60 ECTS; M2 120 ECTS (no degree only after the M1)

Wide range of courses: More than 50 courses to choose from within 8 fields of specialization: Applied public econ., demography & environment, econ. history, macro., micro., trade & dvpt

International openness: 70% of the APE students come from a foreign institution and 35 % of the APE graduate students go abroad (for further studies or work positions)


After the APE master: possibility to continue with a PhD (PSE, LSE, Bocconi, Yale, MIT, Stanford, Berkeley) or to enter the labour market (95% employed within 3 months after their studies in non-academic positions: OECD, World Bank, HSBC, McKinsey, France Stratégie)

Degree awarded upon completion: Degree in Analysis and Policy in Economics

Broad Alumni Network: Find out what APE students do once they graduate from the Master

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For any additional information please contact the Masters Office: master-ape

This programme is funded by a French government subsidy managed by the Agence Nationale de la Recherche under the framework of the Investissements d’avenir programme reference ANR-17-EURE-0001.