The EMP delivers a professional education that combines academic excellence and real-world experience and aims at broadening our understanding of development and the role that microfinance can play in fighting poverty.

Topics covered by the European Microfinance Programme :

  • General management and governance of microfinance institutions;
  • Development issues and their link to microfinance;
  • Tools for financial analysis;
  • Contracting and microfinance products;
  • Macroeconomics and regulation of microfinance;
  • Organizations and markets structures;
  • Rural and urban microfinance issues.

Accessibility through two different Master programmes:

  • A one-year programme: Advanced Master in Microfinance (Master de spécialisation en Microfinance): for candidates having already obtained a Master’s Degree.
  • Second year of the Master en Développement durable appliqué (Université Paris Dauphine).

However, admissions are centralised (see Admission and application).