FAQ

We have collected your most Frequently Asked Questions on a single web page. This FAQ concerns applications, admissions, fees, etc.

How should I submit my application?

Depending on the country you are living in, you will either have to submit your application via E-candidat or via Etudes en France.
In order to know if your country is affected by the Etudes en France procedure, please follow this link: https://www.campusfrance.org/en/application-etudes-en-france-procedure
If your country is not affected by the Etudes en France procedure, or if you are currently living in a country within the European Union, please apply through the E-Candidat platform: https://candidatures.univ-amu.fr/candidatures/#!accueilView

Is there any other application procedures in addition to Etudes en France and E-Candidat?

No, you can only apply via Etudes en France or E-Candidat.

Is it possible to submit a paper application to your university?

No, you can only apply via Etudes en France or E-Candidat.

Is it possible to apply to several Master 2 tracks? To different programs?

You can apply to several master programmes or to several tracks within the same Master provided that you meet the necessary prerequisites.

What are the entry requirements? And who can apply?

Entry requirements:

  • Magistère 1st year: 2nd year of an Undergraduate degree (L2, 120 ects)
  • Magistère 2nd year: An Undergraduate level degree (L3, 180 ects)
  • Master 1: An Undergraduate level degree (L3, 180 ects)
  • Master 2: A Master 1 level degree

Magistère 1st year
Entry onto the first year of our Magistere program is selective, based on written application and an assessment of how well a student has fared in the first two years of higher education. Students might be invited to an interview.

Magistère 2nd year
Entry onto the second year of our Magistere program is selective, based on written application and an assessment of how well a student has fared the first three years of higher education.

Master 1
This master is intended for students who wish to further develop their knowledge in quantitative economics with a view to professional insertion (Bac+5) or doctoral studies. Applicants must hold an Economics Licence (Bachelor of Economics), MIASHS Licence or a Bachelor of Sciences (Maths, Physics, Computer science).

Master 2
The Master 2 is particularly adapted to students who have validated the first year of the master of economics of the AMSE department of the Faculty of Economics and Management at Aix-Marseille University. Access is possible in second year (M2) for students having obtained a master 1 level degree in Economics, with a strong quantitative focus.

    Which documents are required to apply? And in which language do I have to provide the required documents?

    Once you are registered either via E-Candidat or Etudes en France, you will find out the list of required documents.

    On E-Candidat, in the category “Programme d'études suivi pour l'année en cours”: you must provide the brochure of the program followed during the current academic year (details of the courses followed) or your learning agreement. If you are not currently enrolled in a program, please attach the brochure of the last program followed.

    You can provide the required documents either in French or in English. Documents provided in any other languages will not be accepted.

    Is it mandatory to have a certified translator translate my transcripts of records?

    Yes, if your diplomas and transcripts of records are not already in English or in French, you will have to submit a certified translation either in English or in French.

    Why is there a French test if courses are taught in English?

    A French language certificate is required to ensure that international students are able to understand and fill out administrative documents that are only provided in French.

    Do I have to attach a letter of recommendation to my application?

    • On E-Candidat: it is mandatory to attach 2 letters of recommendation to your application.
    • On Etudes en France: it is not mandatory to attach a letter of recommendation.

    Is it mandatory to attend the second year of the master’s degree if I am enrolled in the first year?

    No, it is not mandatory to attend the Master 2 after the Master 1.

    Is it possible to apply to one of the Master 2 tracks if I was not enrolled in the Master 1?

    Yes, if you have completed a Master 1 or equivalent. The Master 2 is particularly adapted to students who have validated the first year of the master of economics of the AMSE department of the Faculty of Economics and Management at Aix-Marseille University. Access is possible in second year (M2) for students who have obtained a Master 1 level degree in Economics with a strong quantitative focus.

    How much are the tuition fees?

    EU students
    - Magistère 1st year: €700 to enrol in the Magistère + €170 to enrol in the bachelor (3rd year)
    - Magistère 2nd year: €700 to enrol in the Magistère + €243 to enrol in the M1
    - Magistère 3rd year: €700 € to enrol in the Magistère + €243 to enrol in the M2
    - Master 1: €243
    - Master 2: €243
    These fees applied for the academic year 2020/2021, they may be subject to change in the following years. A €92 fees will be added for the Student Life and Campus Contribution (https://cvec.etudiant.gouv.fr/)

    Non-EU students
    On January 19th 2021, the Board of Administration of Aix-Marseille University approved that all non-EU students will not be subject to differentiated tuition fees for the academic year 2021/2022. This exemption will allow non-EU students to pay the same fees as French or EU students. No specific action is expected from students as the exemption will automatically be applied. This exemption only applies for the academic year 2021/2022; it may be subjected to change in the following years.

    Professional Continuing Educational Service
    For any inquiry, please reach the Professional Continuing Educational Service.
    Address: 14 Rue Puvis de Chavannes, 13231 Marseille Cedex 01
    E-mail: feg-fc@univ-amu.fr

    I can’t find the Master Economics on the Etudes en France platform. Does the Master still exist?

    You will find the Master Economics under the name: ‘Master in Law, Economics and Management, mention Economics’.

    In which language are the courses taught?

    • Magistère 1st year: courses are mainly taught in French; some courses are taught in English.
    • Master 1: courses are offered both in French and in English. Some of the 2nd semester courses are only taught in English.
    • Master 2: all courses are taught in English.

    Where can I find the details of the courses taught in each program?

    Is it possible to attend classes remotely?

    No, courses cannot be followed remotely.

    When will I receive an answer to my application?

    On E-Candidat, you should receive an answer within two months, once your file has received the mention: ‘completed’. You will then receive an automatic e-mail from E-Candidat. Please check your spams.

    On Etudes en France, you will receive an answer within two months, once the SCAC has issued its notice.

    When can I submit my application? When is the deadline?

    On E-Candidat

    • M1 and M2 Economics: you have until April 28 to create your application file, then you have until May 12 to submit your documents.
    • Magistère 1st et 2nd year: you have until April 15 to create your application file, then you have until April 30 to submit your documents. Direct entry in the third year of the Magistère is not possible.

    No applications will be processed after these deadlines.

    On Etudes en France
    The timetables are available each year on the Campus France website. You can also contact your Campus France office to know more.

    My application was not selected. How do I appeal my admissions decision?

    If you would like to submit an appeal, please complete the admission appeal form available at the following address: https://feg.univ-amu.fr/en/form/formulaire-de-recours.