The research specialization Mathematics of Insurance, Economics, and Finance (MASEF) is part of the Graduate Program in Mathematics at Université PSL, and it therefore benefits from an exceptional environment for studying math: Dauphine and ENS are ranked in the top 30 in the Shanghai world rankings; PSL is ranked 14th in the 2020 QS ranking for mathematics.
Preparing a dissertation; 2nd-year Master's scholarships
There are 2nd-year Master's scholarships reserved for students interested in pursuing a career in research (more information available by writing to the contact).
Students interested in completing a dissertation may apply to do an independent study. On approval from one of the MASEF directors, they will be supervised, over the course of the second semester, on a research project intended to develop into a dissertation project. See the Program tab.
To get an introduction to academic research, students are advised to participate in one of the CEREMADE seminars:
Students are also strongly encouraged to take the Bachelier PhD-level courses offered after the Bachelier seminar. The course catalog is different every year, and the schedule is announced in early September.