Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne - Sorbonne School of Economics

Introduction

About the Panthéon-Sorbonne University

The university of Paris was created at the very beginning of the 13th century, and has inherited its name from the College created by the theologian Robert de Sorbon in 1252. Alongside Oxford and Bologna, the Sorbonne is one of the oldest universities in the world.

With eight hundred years of excellence to build on, the University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, a descendant of the Faculty of Law and Economics of the Sorbonne, is one of the most famous and largest universities in France. Some forty thousand students are enrolled on 14 teaching and research departments (Unités de Formation et de Recherche) and 5 Institutes, which offer top level degree courses in law, political science, economics, management and the humanities. The university is principally located in the heart of the Latin Quarter, and occupies part of the Sorbonne and other prestigious French university buildings. Paris 1 is at the center of a rich network of international relations stretching across the five continents and plays a major role in training researchers, academics, judges, lawyers, senior managers and top French civil servants. At the cross-roads of tradition and modernity, Paris 1 is at the forefront of research and education in its fields, and aims to be a major pole of research and education in Europe in the 21st century.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Master

Double Degree Master in Globalization and World Economics

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 France Paris China Shanghai + 2 more

This program aims to provide a cutting-edge education in Economics at the master level. It trains both Chinese and non-Chinese economists who will become key experts in EuroChinese economic relations. [+]

Objectives Beginning in 2008, the faculties of Panthéon Sorbonne and Fudan University, which are among the leading Economics Departments in their respective countries, have joined efforts to organize an innovative international Double Degree Master program in Economics, specialized in Globalization and World Economy. This program aims to provide a cutting-edge education in Economics at the master level. It trains both Chinese and non-Chinese economists who will become key experts in EuroChinese economic relations. Participants benefit from a diverse cultural and study environment as they spend the 1st year in Paris and the 2nd year in Shanghai with classmates from around the world. Main Career Opportunities Graduates are well-equipped to begin a career in their chosen field or go for further training in a PhD. A PhD is particularly relevant for those intending to have a top level career as an economist in an international organization or a career in academics. Alumni currently hold titles such as Economist, Manager, Consultant or Researcher. Employers include research centers, country risk evaluation departments in banks or multinational firms, local development agencies, and international organizations. The Selection Process International English Speakers 1 November-31 March : CV, letter of motivation, 2 letters of recommendation, academic transcripts, bachelor’s degree, an English language certificate for nonnative English speakers, a copy of passport. Application for this program is required at the time of application for the 1st year PSME (Panthéon Sorbonne Master in Economics). PSME Application form downloadable at psme.univ-paris1.fr. Applications must be sent electronically and a hard copy... [-]

Panthéon Sorbonne Master in Economics (PSME)

Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 France Paris

A program custom-made for international students wishing to study Economics at the Sorbonne. The PSME program is a first year of Graduate Studies (Diplome Universitaire) which offers Economics courses taught in English, together with intensive courses of the French language. [+]

A program custom-made for international students wishing to study Economics at the Sorbonne. The PSME program is a first year of Graduate Studies (Diplome Universitaire) which offers Economics courses taught in English, together with intensive courses of the French language. The Economics courses correspond to a full program of courses taught in the first year of graduate studies, at what is known as the M1 level in the Bologna European Academic System. The thesis which has to be prepared for the end of the first year corresponds to a MSc. thesis. French courses are intended to prepare PSME students to enroll in the 2nd year of Masters studies (M2 level, MPhil.) in French. PSME may apply to the regular M2 programs offered by the University of Paris with classes in French and English. Hence, former PSME students who get to the 2nd year level can access one of most comprehensive M2 programs existing in France, which including more than 100 different courses, structures in about 20 specialized programs. Objectives Created in 2007, The Panthéon Sorbonne Master in Economics is meeting a triple challenge: Train international English-speakers in the field of Economics at the Master level and in French. Prepare students for further specialization in the 2nd year master programs in France (Ex. Panthéon Sorbonne and Paris School of Economics, Toulouse School of Economics) or elsewhere in Europe (Ex. London School of Economics). Build a world-wide network of highly educated, open-minded individuals with expertise in various fields of economics. Main Career... [-]