4408087: C15 International Finance

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Semester:WS 17/18
Scheduled in semester:1
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:52.0 L / 39.0 h
Self-directed study time:141.0 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


Master's degree programme in Finance (01.09.2015)


  • Global Financial Environment
  • International Parity Conditions
  • Foreign Exchange Rate Determination and Forecasting
  • The Foreign Exchange Market and the Use of Foreign Currency Derivatives
  • Foreign Exchange Exposure
  • Financing the Global Firm
  • Foreign Investment Decisions
  • International Trade Finance
  • Working Capital Management

Learning Outcomes

  • Having at ones disposal comprehensive and integrated knowledge of the majority of core areas in international business finance.
  • Independently solving problems in international business finance by means of acquired concepts.
  • Applying procedures and techniques that are specialised and always state-of-the-art.
  • Identifying, conceptualising and defining new and abstract issues and problems in international business finance.
  • Communicating acquired information comprehensibly to specialists and laities.


Lectures Method

Interactive lecture with exercises.
An excursion could be offered, lasting several days, and with relation to the content of the lecture.
Business leaders will be invited to give a speech with practical insight.


  • Eiteman, D. K., Stonehill, A. I., & Moffett, M. H. (2013). Multinational business finance (13th ed.). Boston: Pearson.
  • Eun, C. S., Resnick, B. G., & Sabherwal, S. (2012). International finance (6th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill/Irwin.
  • Madura, J., & Fox, R. (2007). International financial management. Cincinnati: South-Western.
  • Sercu, P. (2009). International finance - Theory into practice. Princeton: Princeton University.

Additionally, research papers will be listed in the syllabus and used in class.


Continuously updated Syllabus and lecture slides will be available on moodle.

Exam Modalities

See lectures within the module.