Statistics and Finance

In the program "Mathematical Finance"
of the Master "Mathematics and Applications" (University Paris-Saclay)

Applications for 2016-2017

"Statistics and Finance" is part of the second-year master program "Mathematics and Applications" in Paris-Saclay. Then, it is accessible to

• Graduated engineeers or graduates from a business school with a sufficient background in Mathematics

• Students who are registered in the last year of some schools of engineering

• Holders of a first-year Master degree in theoretical or applied Mathematics

• Holders of an equivalent diploma

In every case, a good level in probability and statistics (Master degree, first year) will be required. Some knowledge in finance and/or computer science will be an advantage. Selection will be based on application, potentially with an interview.

Applicant files will be evaluated according to the quality of the academic results, the level in mathematics, the coherence of the professional project and, the last but not the least, the motivations and the personality of the candidate.

Registrations have to be performed online, on the web site of the University Paris-Saclay. Please follow the procedure here:


Important Dates

5th of February 2018: Opening of applications, through the Paris-Saclay website. Candidates can apply anytime until the website is closed in early July.

26th of March 2018: First session jury.

24th of May 2018: Second session jury.

30th of June 2018: Closure of the admission website.

10th of July 2018: Last session jury.

Early September 2018: Start of the academic year. Welcome and administrative information (except for Ensae students and equivalent).

September 2018: Start of the "refresher courses".

Early October 2018: Start of the academic year for Ensae students and equivalent.

October 2018: Start of the curriculum courses.

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