QTEM Program

QTEM (Quantitative Techniques for Economics and Management) is an expanding international network of leading universities worldwide. The program focuses on developing skills in analytical and quantitative techniques.  The program includes a study abroad experience as well as an internship. The network is supported by international Corporate Partners from the business world.

Details on the Curriculum (new structure)
The following tracks are being offered:

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

In addition QTEM students take part of the mandatory QTEM Data Challenge (detailed conception 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. 

At each QTEM Partner University there will be a broad choice of English courses.  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. The Master Thesis will be written in Frankfurt.

After having successfully finished the QTEM Program and the Master Program at the Faculty the  students are awarded the Master degree of the Faculty as well as the QTEM Network Certificate.

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



The QTEM exchange semesters take place at the earlies in the third or 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. 
There will be two application times. Deadlines are either December 8th 2020 or  Feburary 1st 2021. Please check the call for applications here.



Infosession about opportunities to study abroad during your Masters including the QTEM program will take place on November 13th 2020, 4pm on Zoom. Registration is required on the following link.   

On November 26th 2020 at 4pm their will be a Q&A Infosession hosted by a current QTEM student to answer your questions and talk about QTEM in QTEM student perspective. You can join the session on Zoom through this link.



Melanie Voigtländer
Room 1.240 RuW, +49 (0)69 798-34624, e-mail

Office Hours: Tue and Thur 10 a.m.-12 p.m.