PDF Application Instructions

  1. Download and complete the application.
  2. Gather all supporting documents.
  3. Review and finalize your application.
  4. Email your application and supporting documents to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Statement of Motivation

In no more than 500 words (one page), please describe your reasons for applying to the program of your choice, drawing on relevant research or professional experience, as well as your career objectives.

CV or Résumé

Provide a CV or résumé that outlines your experiences and interests including: university education; employment history; community and/or extracurricular activities; recognitions or achievements; special skills; language abilities.

Two Letters of Recommendation

We ask that you provide two letters of recommendation, at least one from an university professor with whom you have worked or taken classes, and who can tell us more about you and your academic potential. Letters of recommendation must be sent directly to ASE by the reference. Letters must also be on typed, on official letterhead and signed.

Official Transcripts

We ask for official transcripts covering all previous university coursework, including confirmation of an earned bachelor’s degree or equivalent. A minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average (or equivalent) is recommended. All official documents must be submitted in English or French. If you are admitted to ASE, you will need to submit official final transcripts and examination results before you are allowed to enroll.

English Language Test

Entering students must demonstrate sufficient fluency in English. If English is not your first language, we recommend that you submit the results of an official English language exam of your choice. f

The most common language exams are:

  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
  • TOEIC (Test of English of International Communications).
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System).

Standardized Tests

Standardized tests, such as the GRE or GMAT, are highly encouraged but not required for admission to the African School of Economics.