QTEM Network and Program

QTEM (Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management) is an expanding international network of leading universities worldwide. The network is supported by international enterprises (corporate partners) from worldwide. Corporate partner of the Faculty in QTEM is Banco Santander.

The program includes a study abroad experience as well as an internship. The QTEM program focuses on developing skills in analytical and quantitative techniques.

Details on the Curriculum
The following tracks are offered:

  • QTEM Track 1: One exchange semester + internship (240 hours)
  • QTEM Track 2: Two exchange semesters + internship (240 hours)

In addition QTEM students take part of the mandatory QTEM Global Business Analytics Challenge (detailed conception, please see here), this includes a global group work on a business case and two preparation courses to learn soft skills that are essential to succeed in group work and solving a business case.

All QTEM students have to complete a minimum of 50 ECTS credits of quantitative courses during their Master's program, including a minimum of 22 ECTS credits of quantitative course on average per QTEM exchange. At each QTEM Partner University there will be a broad choice of English courses.  The master thesis will be written in Frankfurt.

After having successfully finished the QTEM Program and the Master Program at the Faculty students are awarded the master degree of the Faculty as well as the QTEM network certificate.

Prerequisite for Taking Part in the Programm
A mandatory requirement for participation in the QTEM programme is the proof of a  GMAT (please see also here) test result of 600 points minimum or a corresponding GRE  test result (for example 155 verbal score and 159 quantitative score). You can find the conversion of the points here.

The QTEM exchange take place in the third or/and fourth semester. Students enrolled in the master programs Management (MSM), Betriebswirtschaftslehre, Money and Finance (MMF) and International Economics and Economic Policy (MIEEP) are eligible to apply in their first semester. 
The next application deadline is February 1st 2023 for the academic year 2023/24.  Please see the call for applications for 2023/24 here.

Further Information


  • Testimonials by QTEM students, academic staff and our corporate partners


  • QTEM Graduation Ceremony


  • QTEM: "Where Industry meets Academia", Analytics Conference, HEC Lausanne


  • GMAT: practical tips and advice from students and alumni



Melanie Voigtländer
Tel: +49 (069) 798-34624 , E-Mail.