In order to be admitted into the ESAMI-trapca academic programmes, at the minimum the applicant must:
Hold a first degree in Economics, Law, Social Sciences or any other relevant field from a recognised university or academic institution;
Before admission into Advanced programmes students must first enroll and pass pre-requisite courses (see overview below on pre-requisite courses);
Show high motivation to pursue a career in international trade albeit subject to requisite consideration or have work experience from a trade or development-related area in government, the wider public sector, private sector or non-governmental/civil society organization;
Have a proven command of the language (either English or French) in which the programme or course is advertised and offered.