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QTEM Master Network - Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management



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QTEM – Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management – is an international network which brings together outstanding students, Academic Partners and International Corporations. The network aims to expand to more than 30 Academic Partners and more than 100 Corporate Partners worldwide over the coming years. QTEM focuses on developing skills in analytical and quantitative techniques to support decision-making in an international context. It does so by the creation of a Master's program open to outstanding students of the Academic Partner institutions. The QTEM Master offers a unique learning experience with:

  • Strong foundations in management and/or economics;
  • A solid background in quantitative and analytical skills and techniques applied to management and/or economics;
  • A strong international exposure, acquired during two exchange semesters abroad with two different members of the prestigious network of QTEM Academic Partners;
  • An immersion in the day-to-day work of highly-regarded companies through a two-month internship.

The Academic Partners of the QTEM network are the following:

For who?

QTEM is accessible to students who will enroll in one of the following Masters:

  • Master in Business Engineering
  • Master in Management Science
  • Master in Business Economics
  • Master in Economic Analysis & European Policy

Students who did not do their Bachelor at SBS-EM can also apply to QTEM, as long as they enroll in one of the above Masters. They should submit their complete application file to QTEM (including their GMAT score) before enrolling at SBS, no later than June 10, 2019, to the following contact: tamara [dot] schuller [at] ulb [dot] ac [dot] be. The application file can be obtained by sending an e-mail to the same address.

Selection criteria?

  • GMAT score (minimum GMAT score recommended 650)
  • Bachelor grades (with a special focus on quantitative courses)
  • Level of English
  • International experience
  • Professional experience
  • Extra-academic activities
  • Motivation

Assessed through the application form « International Exchange » and an interview, in Bloc 3 of the Bachelor.

Number of places?

Maximum 20 QTEM Students per year in total from SBS-EM


There are 2 possible tracks : 2 international exchanges (Master = 2 years) or 1 international exchange + 1 long-term international credited internship(Master = 2,5 years).


Track A
(2 exchanges)

Track B
(1 exchange + 1 credited internship

Bloc 1
1st semester

Core courses at SBS

Core courses at SBS

Bloc 1
2nd semester

First exchange


Bloc 2
1st semester

Second exchange

Credited internship

Bloc 2
2nd semester

Core courses/Electives, seminars & thesis at SBS

Core courses & electives

Bloc 3
1st semester


Core courses/Electives, seminars & thesis at SBS













In case of Track A, there is also a compulsoy internship of minimum 2 months to be completed during or after the Master.


At the end of the Master and upon the completion of all QTEM requirements, QTEM Students will receive the standard Master degree of SBS-EM and the QTEM Master Network Certificate.

For additional information about QTEM?

Visit the website of the QTEM Master Network
Contact the QTEM Coordinator: Ms. tamara [dot] schuller [at] ulb [dot] ac [dot] be (Tamara Schuller) (+32 2 650 41 68, tamara [dot] schuller [at] ulb [dot] ac [dot] be).