The required academic level for admission is 4 years of higher education (corresponding to 240 ECTS) in a university or a cycle of engineering in agronomy and/or economics, geography and/or sociology.

French language

Knowledge of the French language is required since all the courses are provided in French.

A student with a beginner level in French will not be accepted in the Master program.

For non-Francophone students, the minimum required level is B1.2 (corresponding to at least 400 hours of French courses) according to the criteria of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Those whose level is under B1.2 must attend summer upgrading intensive courses on site prior to the training. These courses are provided by the Centre of French Language (CFLE) of the CIHEAM-IAMM (ISO 9001 certified and labelled Quality FLE).

  • French-speaking students (except French natives) must undertake the distance learning provided in French and starting in July. The trainees will be assessed in October.

Economic sciences

Advanced knowledge in economic sciences are required since the economy is a central component of the Masters programmes of the CIHEAM-IAMM.

For all students with little or no initial training in economic sciences, prerequisites in economy are required and distance courses organized accordingly from July to September, followed by classroom courses, also in September.


Read the conditions

How to apply?


Opening date of the applications 2017-2018: 16 January 2017


You must submit an application including the following documents:

  • Application form: it is compulsory to fill it online. When entry is completed, you can access the printable version of your application form
  • Covering letter describing your professional project and the reasons why you want to receive a Master training at the CIHEAM-IAMM
  • Resume
  • Certified copy of your highest post-graduate/university diploma You have to provide an official translation of your diploma into French or English if your diploma was originally edited in another language. If you obtain your diploma at the end of this academic year, you will need to provide the details on the courses you followed so far, and a certificate stating the date when the diploma will be possibly obtained.
  • Certified copies of your graduate transcripts You have to provide an official translation of your transcripts into French or English if they were originally edited in another language.
  • For the non-French speaking candidates : a French proficiency certificate
  • If you are an official of your government : hierarchical authorisation
  • 4 ID photos (each one cut out and with your first name and surname written on the back)
  • Birth certificate in French

The address where to send your application

   Service de l'Enseignement et de la Scolarité
   3191 route de Mende

Closing date of the applications 2017-2018 (final deadline for the reception of the printed applications): 1st May 2017


You must send your application early enough if you want to be sure of its good receipt by the Education and Administration Department before the 1st of May.

Selection process

The selection of applications is made by the CIHEAM-IAMM teachers-researchers in May. Successful candidates receive a letter of invitation by email and post mail by the end of May.

This letter indicates the conditions of admission (with full scholarship, with partial scholarship or without scholarship).


Dean of Studies

Tahani Abdelhakim

Tel: +33 (0)4 67 04 60 13

Education and Training Service

Laure Morata

Tel: +33 (0)4 67 04 60 46

Zoubida Ahamada

Tel: +33 (0)4 67 04 31 90

Application form


Opening application date

=> 16 January 2017


=> 1st May 2017

For specific questions, please write to candidature@iamm.fr