Master´s degree programme Banking and Financial Management (MSc)

«The Master’s degree programme in Banking and Financial Management has been accepted into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program. This status is granted to institutions whose degree programm(s) incorporate at least 70% of the CFA Program Candidate Body of Knowledge(CBOK), which provides students with a solid grounding in the CBOK and positions them well to sit for the CFA exams.»

Short description

The MSc in Banking and Financial Management is an internationally recognized Master 's degree programme of 4 semesters, grants 120 ECTS credits and is currently one of the few English programmes in the German speaking area, that focuses on Asset Management, Wealth Management and International Corporate Finance. This Master's degree programme is unique thanks to its international approach, practice-oriented curriculum and its personal touch with students and is entirely taught in English.Successful students are awarded with the

Degree in

“Master of Science in Banking and Financial Management (MSc)”

The programme equips students with skills and knowledge in the latest banking and financial management research topics and encourages network thinking and teamwork capacity. Practice-oriented projects develop leadership potential and decision-making skills. A small group of a maximum of 25 international students is admitted every year and is prepared for leadership and expert positions in the financial services industries, as well as for a PhD programme. Students are required to be open-minded and are expected to take on the challenge to study at a very high academic level.


What makes the programme so unique? 

  • personal learning environment through a low professor/student-ratio of only 1:5
  • international group of around 30 students
  • programme entirely taught in English
  • focus on International Corporate Finance and Asset Management
  • curriculum content linked to CFA - Chartered Financial Analyst
  • international team of professors and practitioners
  • unique location in the heart of Europe with international finance know-how
  • educational journeys to leading financial centres in the world
  • strong links to the financial industry
  • excellent career prospects
  • preparation for a PhD programme
  • attractive tuition fees (state-funded education)