QTEM Incoming

Do you wish to develop the most cutting-edge skills in Business Analytics in prestigious international institutions?

Then QTEM programme is made for you !

Your main contacts

QTEM International Office Coordinator

Dr. Lamiae Benhayoun

Associate professor
Program Manager, Master in Business Analytics, E-learning manager
E-mail: lamiae.benhayoun@uir.ac.ma


Dr. Ahmed Ennasri

Associate Dean of Programs
Program Manager, Programme Grande Ecole
E-mail: ahmed.ennasri@uir.ac.ma

 Postal address

Université Internationale de Rabat Technopolis Rabat-Shore Rocade Rabat-Salé, 11100, Sala Al Jadida, Morocco



Contact number

+212 (0)5 30 10 30 00

Contact e-mail


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Rabat Business School (RBS)

Facts and figures

  • 2200 students
  • 350 international students from 46 countries
  • Over 170 academic partners and 120 corporate partners
  • More than 60 full-time professors (including 65% international faculty representing 21 different nationalities)
  • Over 115 scientific publications per year, making RBS the number one business school in Africa in terms of research output
  • 2 Bachelors programs and 8 Master degrees
  • 25 Executive programs and one Executive MBA

RBS holds the following distinctions

  • AACSB accredited, a recognition received by only 5% of business schools worldwide.
  • Ranked in the top 100 by the Financial Times, the most trusted international ranking.
  • Consistently ranked in the prestigious QS World University Rankings for the second consecutive year.
  • Only QTEM member from Africa and MENA

Why you should do your exchange at this institution?

  • Advanced multidisciplinary courses
  • Unique immersive cultural experience with trips, visits and workshops
  • Outstanding modern campus
  • Coaching for Portfolio creation
  • Assistance for job insertion
  • Attendance of professional events
  • Visits to companies

Exchange Information


The Student International Mobility Service website should answer most of the general questions your exchange students can have. Therefore, we strongly recommend them to read it carefully. We remain available for any further questions.



Information package

Accepted incoming students will receive by email an information package including

  • Acceptance letter
  • Information on Visa
  • Logistics’ hints
  • Main contacts
  • Courses’ lists
  • Information on the integration week
  • Administrative procedures

Integration week

An orientation week is organized for all RBS exchange students before the beginning of the courses. The dates will be communicated within the information package to be sent to incoming students.

The integration week consists of:

  • Welcome meeting and Academic Coordinator’s meeting
  • Welcome drink
  • Arrival on-boarding
  • Help on logistics
  • Campus services
  • Introduction to key intermediaries
  • Social activities by the students’ clubs
  • Immersive cultural activities
  • Cities’ tours
  • Museums’ visits
  • Calligraphy/Cooking workshops

A Pre-arrival orientation is organized online. It informs students on

  • Things to bring
  • International administrative procedures

Calendar of Rabat Business School (tbc)

For incoming students who will join a 1st year Master degree

Fall Semester:

Oct 19: Start of the academic year

Oct 23: First class

Dec 25 to Jan 1: Holidays

Jan 20: End of class

Jan 29 to Feb 3 : Exams

June 24 to June 29: Make up exams

Spring Semester:

Feb 5 to Feb 10: Holidays

Feb 12: First class

May 4: End of class

May 13 to May 18: Exams

July 1 to July 6: Make up exams


For incoming students who will join a 2nd year Master degree

Fall Semester:

Sept 14: Start of the academic year

Sept 14: First class

Dec 2: End of class

Dec 11 to Dec 23: Exams

Dec 25 to Jan 1: Holidays

June 24 to June 29: Make up exams

Spring Semester (Internship):

Jan 2 to May 31: Internship period

May 31: Deadline for submitting internship report and graduating project

June 10 to June 22: Defense

Jul 31: Make up for submitting graduating project

Sept 2 to Sept 7: Make up defense


Administrative procedures


Exchange students’ nominations have to be sent by the home university coordinator by email to lamiae.benhayoun@uir.ac.ma

Students’ data required

  • last name
  • first name
  • gender (M/F)
  • e-mail address
  • exchange period: (Fall/Spring)
  • originating program in the home university
  • number of ECTS already completed during the year in the field of managements and economics

Nominations deadlines

  • For students incoming in the Fall semester: May 15
  • For students incoming in the Spring semester: Oct 15


  • To the school: To be done online (no other form of registration is accepted)
  • To the courses: To be coordinated with the IOC of the host university (See rules below)


Language requirements

UIR-RBS is mainly a French-speaking university. But we offer all of our Master courses in English.

Although we do not require any language certificate, we strongly recommend that exchange students coming to RBS should acquire at least an intermediate (B2) level of English prior to their arrival.

Free French lessons not credited can be proposed for integration purposes under request.

 Courses’ rules

We expect our exchange students to have sucessfully completed at least 6 semesters of university studies.

Courses Exchange students are requested to register to 1 course at least and maximum 30 ECTS. The exact number of courses or ECTS credits has to be determined by the home institution.

Students are recommended to select at least 75% of their courses within a same Master degree among the following:

  • Master in Business Analytics
  • Master in International Finance
  • Master in Supply Chain Management
  • Programme Grande Ecole

For the remaining 25%, it is possible to combine modules from the remaining Master degree.

List of top QTEM courses

    • Social Network Analysis
    • Data Governance & Ethics
    • Optimization for Management Decisions
    • Fintech & Bloomberg Trading
    • Financial markets and portfolio management
    • Operational Excellence
    • Transportation & Physical Distribution Management
    • Database for Direct Marketing & E-CRM
    • Blockchain and its applications
    • UX analytics
    • Business Intelligence
    • Dataviz & communication


  • Exchange students will take their exams in the same conditions as regular students
  • Exchange students are NOT authorized to organize their exams individually with their Professors
  • All students are expected to take their exams during the official exams periods (See calendar in the previous sections)


The official transcripts of records will be available for the exchange students to download from their “MyUIR” portal after the organization of the jury (dates tbc). No original will be automatically sent, unless required by the home university.


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