To find out the application procedure to follow if you hold a French or a foreign degree, and depending on the program level you want to apply for, please fill in the form below  (please note that applications open from November for Eiffel scholarship applicants only and from January for other foreign degree applicants).

Please read carefully the Frequently Ask Questions section, and check the deadlines before applying.

Application campaigns for the year 2020-2021

  • From November 7th to 27th 2019 for Eiffel Scholarship applications (only for foreign applicants and for Master's programs):
  • From January 13th to February 10th 2020 for Master's programs applications (only for students holding a foreign degree).
  • From January 22nd to March 12th 2020 for first year of Bachelor's programs applications through the French national platform Parcoursup.
  • From April 15th to 29th 2020 for interns / students from TSE applications (only for Master's programs).
  • From May 5th to 26th 2020 for 2nd and 3rd year of Bachelor's programs (for students holding a French or foreign degree), and for Master's programs (only for students holding a French degree).

Applications have to be done online on the TSE platform eCandidatures. Any application submitted outside of the dates of the recruitment campaigns will not be reviewed.

If you want to be notified by email with the opening of the TSE application campaigns :

  • Please complete the form here



Make sure to submit your application via eCandidatures before the end of the application campaign. There is no application fees.

Once you confirmed your acceptance at TSE via the eCandidatures portal, you will receive an automatic email informing you that you must now register at the university.

You can either register online (be aware that the online registration platform is available only in french) from July or register in person at the end of August.

You must pay your enrollment fees at the moment of your registration.

  Registration online or in person ? 


Please be aware that the online registration portal is available only in french.

To register online, please click here and follow the instructions :


You must register in person if you are in these situations :

  • International newcomers
  • TSE students not fluent in french who could not register online
  • Scholarship recipients (Campus France, etc) only international students
  • Exempted students (exempted from the 5, 500 € tuition fees)

All concerned students will be duly notified about the registration procedure in June-July.

Pay the CVEC before your registration 

All students must pay the student tax called CVEC (Contribution Vie Etudiante et de Campus) amounting to 90 euros before enrolling at the university.

The CVEC must be paid to the CROUS. After the payment, you will get a payment certificate or a waiver certificate. This certificate is mandatory at the moment of your enrollment / registration at the university (online or in person).

All students, including scholarship holders will be issued with a certificate relating to the payment or exemption of the CVEC by the CROUS via the portal (only in french)

The admissions service will forward you all the necessay information to pay the CVEC (translations in english) and proceed to your registration in person.


For the academic year 2018-2019, the registrations fees amounted to:

  • 136 euros for a Bachelor's degree
  • 209 euros for a Master's degree
  • 34 euros for the Commun Documentation Service (payable only once for the same academic year)

Master's degree - international track. Additional training fees of 5,500 euros apply, these fees include:

  • Project management courses and other practical courses (e.g. professional development courses in small groups)
  • Our full careers service
  • French language classes at the beginning of the year (at the end of August)
  • Mathcamp before the beginning of courses
  • A Welcome pack called ALL IN-TSE  to help you to settle in Toulouse.


As for the academic year 2018-2019, the Student Social Security contribution (217 euros) disappear. It is replaced by a student life contribution, the "Contribution Vie Etudiante" (CVEC), , which must be paid to the CROUS, before the administrative registration.


More information will be available soon.


Fee waivers and scholarships 

Fee waivers for International Master programs

Procedure to request a fee waiver

Additional enrollment fees of 5,500 euros apply to International Master programs (excepted for the Master 2 ETE doctoral track).

TSE offers every year a fee waiver of 5,500 euros to several students accepted in International Master programs on the basis of academic and geographical criteria. This action is part of the TSE policy and will be maintained for the next recruitment campaigns. Please note that these fee waivers do not concern the university registration fees (amounting to 243 euros) and the CVEC, "Student life tax" (amounting to 90 euros) which remain at your cost.

To apply for a fee waiver, applicants who have been accepted in a Master program International track must submit a cover letter requesting a tuition fee waiver and send it to

Please send your letter before March 15th, 2020.

Two fee waiver commissions will be held:

- on March 24th, 2020 : for Eiffel scholarship and Foreign degree applicants

- in June 2020 : for TSE students and French degree holders

You will be duly informed of the decision given to your waiver request by email.


Sanofi & Analysis Group Excellence Scholarship Grant for Master’s Studies  

Sanofi and Analysis Group offer a scholarship grant that will be awarded to one U.S. resident for his/her first and second Master’s years (2019 – 2021) at TSE.

  • Application process : The application to the grant is conditional on your admission into the 1st year of the Master’s program (please see deadlines in the dedicated section). After completing his/her application for admission to a TSE Master’s program, the applicant should send his/her grant application file by email to the following address – (before March 1, 2019). Download the PDF document for eligibility requirements.

UniCredit and Universities Masterscholarship
UniCredit & Universities Foscolo Foundation offers a scholarship to a student national from one of the 15 European countries in which UniCredit Group operates with outstanding academic background and accepted in the “doctoral path” of the Master 2 in Economics (Master 2 in Economic Theory and Econometrics).

Eiffel scholarships
Scholarships from the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs may be awarded to outstanding international students from developing countries and Eastern Europe (1,180 euros per month, for 9 to 24 months)

Candidates who wish to be supported for the Eiffel scholarship will have to apply in November through our procedure (see Deadlines).

“Bourses d’études”

This scholarship (also from the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs) is awarded through the French Embassies channel (750 euros per month for 9 to 12 months). 

Deadlines to apply: February to April. For more information, visit the website of the French Embassy in your country. 

United States Department of Education: Federal loan deferment

Regular students at Toulouse School of Economics which is part of Université Toulouse 1 Capitole (Federal school code: 04266200 for deferment only ) are eligible for the purpose of granting to an inschool deferment of repayment of Federal Family Education Program Loans and Federal Direct Student Loans.

For more information


  • Form to be completed (Students complete sections 1-3 of the form and the school completes section 4.)

TSE grants (for M2 students, doctoral track only)

Some TSE grants can be allocated to M2 students “Doctoral track” (between 8,000 euros and 12,000 euros). Please note that the allocation of grants is part of the application process for the Doctoral Program. To apply, you must send an email to the Doctoral School once you have received your admission confirmation for M2 ETE (contact: Please attach a covering letter with the email, explaining your personal and academic background. The selection committee at the Doctoral School will meet in April or early May to review the applications and attribute TSE grants to the best candidates.

L’association Jean-Jacques Laffont grant (for M2 only)

L’association Jean-Jacques Laffont allocates each year one or several grants to a student originating from a developing country, and assigned according to merit (between 5000€ and 8000€).

Application process for the Jean-Jacques Laffont grant: if you have been admitted to a Master 2, that you come from a developing country and you have an excellent application file, you may send a covering letter to the following email address (the deadline will be displayed shortly):

Students that have been successfully accepted for an international Master’s at Toulouse School of Economics, and receives a grant from the Jean-Jacques Laffont association, to the extent of 2 students per year, will be exempt of course fees for this Master. 

Scholarships for PhD students

Research scholarships from the French Ministry of High Education and Research are granted to the best students coming out of the first year (Master 2 research). Beneficiaries must be 30 years or less at the time the scholarship is awarded (1,300 euros per month, for three years). Exceptionally, outstanding students not eligible for these scholarships can be offered equivalent fellowships by the TSE Program.

Bachelor's programs first year : applications have to be done online on the French national platform Parcoursup.

Bachelor's programs second or third year: please refer to the Admission section in French to know about the required documents for your application.

Please note that our Bachelors’ programs are taught entirely in French.

Our application guide will be available to upload here shortly.

The following documents are required to apply for a Master's program first year or second year :

  • curriculum vitae
  • cover letter (in French for Master standard track and in English for Master international track)
  • transcripts of your undergraduate studies (official translations in French or English)
  • a copy of your Bachelor's degree or certificate of achievement
  • an English language certificate for Master's programs - International track : TOEFL iBT 90/120 minimum, IELTS 6.5/9 minimum or Cambridge English Advanced Certificate level C1
  • a French language certificate for Master's programs - Standard track : TCF level C1 minimum or DALF level C1 minimum

Applicants are exempted of submitting any English or French language certificate if :

  • they are English or French native speaker
  • they have obtained an undergraduate degree (2 years minimum) at an university in an English or French-speaking country

Other required documents are :

For Master program applicants holding a foreign degree: the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). No minimum is required.

Submitting the GRE is mandatory. There is no extra time allowed to submit your scores. Without GRE, your application will be considered incomplete and disregarded by the selection committee.

For external applicants (who are not TSE students): letters of recommendation from your academic referees :

  • 2 letters for Master first year
  • 3 letters for Master second year

These letters must be sent directly by email to the TSE Admission service by your academic referees - see FAQ.