M.Sc. Finance & Management


Program Description

Finance & Management

The Economy counts on you

In the age of globalization and increasing competition, it is becoming ever more important for top businesses to economize and achieve success in business processes. Finance managers play a very important role here. As a modern finance manager, you will be supporting businesses in achieving sustainable successes. You will be at the center, as the link to all the areas of a business.

The Master’s program at the University of Applied Sciences Europe focuses on finance, controlling, and accounting providing an ideal basis for careers in business, banking, or consulting. During your studies, you will have the opportunity to work part-time and gain practical experience. As a student in the program, you will obtain the necessary expertise and methodological knowledge and be able to combine them with key qualifications relevant to management over the course of four semesters. Two phases spent abroad and in practical application, complex management simulations, management seminars, as well as the regular case-oriented application of Excel and English skills will prepare you for your career in the finance sector from day one.

Take the plunge into a career in management at the Business Department at the University of Applied Sciences Europe. How? With an accredited Finance Management program at one of the 25 best universities worldwide with an international orientation.


  • Early Bird: Apply before 30th of June and get a discount of 10% on your first semester for WS19.
  • Degree: Finance & Management (M.Sc.) – optional double degree with Corporate Management, M.Sc.
  • Campus: Berlin and Iserlohn
  • Language of instruction: English (Berlin), German (Iserlohn)
  • Number of semesters: 4 semesters
  • Experience abroad: International Experience
  • Semester start dates: Winter semester: September. Spring semester: March
  • Lecture Time: Wednesday afternoon until Saturday evening
  • Credit Points: 120 ECTS
  • Highlights: Focus on individual development and a flexible schedule (2.5 days/week). Practical projects, leadership training, and optional double Master’s degree. Teaching by renowned lecturers.
  • Tuition Fee: EU applicants: 11,988 € yearly. Non-EU applicants: 13,188 € yearly

What makes it outstanding to study at the University of Applied Sciences Europe

The University of Applied Sciences Europe is a state-accredited, award-winning institution that is a world leader among programs with an international orientation.

Studies take place in small seminar groups at our university. This ensures the individual advancement of our students and guarantees personal contact with our instructors. We exclusively employ renowned professionals from the industry, whose business networks stand open for you.

Our interdisciplinary selection of subjects allows you to individually configure and expand your program content. Our practice-oriented approach makes it essential that we offer modern equipment on campus.

Working during your study time

Master programs only hold classes during the semester in the time period from Wednesday afternoon to Friday or on Saturday evening. This makes studies more compatible with part-time employment.

Due to the fact that the curriculum is designed as a full-time program, the work necessary to prepare before and after class should not be forgotten.

Studying at the University of Applied Sciences Europe in Germany

We put emphasis on internationality. That's why we were ranked as "one of the best 25 best international universities worldwide" (U-Multirank 2016). Our many international students come from all over the world to pursue a highly valued (state and FIBAA recognized) German degree that is entirely taught in English.

Germany, known as the country of innovators, is the perfect place to get your degree. Germany is the largest economic power and the center of high tech and automotive technologies in Europe. Additionally, Germany is a particularly safe and livable country with relatively low tuition fees and affordable living costs. Furthermore, Berlin is known as Europe's startup capital, a magnet for creatives, and "place to be" for young people and entrepreneurs.

That's why we encourage international students to come here and study with us. You can apply with your national school degree now. We will then take a look at your application and guide you through the process.

Study Finance & Management and kick-start your career

Finance, accounting, controlling, and taxes – an MSc in Finance & Management is a perfect stepping stone to senior management. In both national and international markets, there is a growing demand for qualified graduates in the fields of financial corporate management, (capital market-oriented) accounting, auditing, supervision (of financial markets) and investment, as well as in internal and external consulting, and controlling.

Master’s graduates in Finance & Management, therefore, have access to a wide range of career opportunities, such as:

  • Consultant
  • Controller
  • Tax Consultant or Auditor
  • Business Start-up
  • Financier or Treasurer
  • Derivatives Analyst or Capital Investment Analyst in the banking sector
  • Management Assistant

This Master of Science (MSc) also enables students to pursue doctoral studies, potentially as a prerequisite for teaching and research at universities and other institutions.

The program - courses, internships, semester abroad

The Finance & Management study program focuses on the concept of value orientation as a guiding principle of modern financial management. You will study financial instruments and markets, finance, accounting, and valuation, controlling, taxes and financial reporting, as well as turn-around and consulting-oriented project management.

Our academically challenging content allows you to gain hands-on experience of managerial and business-related issues in a practical and international context, so you will become an invaluable asset to future businesses. On the International Experience program, you will have the opportunity to further enhance your professional profile and gain an international perspective while studying at one of our renowned partner universities.

Application process

You can apply for the semester start time you want as early as one year in advance.

You need to meet the following requirements:

  • Applications must be received by September for the winter semester and March for the summer semester.
  • First academic university degree.
  • Bachelor, “Diplom”, or “Magister”.
  • A final grade of “good” or letter of recommendation from a university/professor.
  • Connection to economics or marketing (or prep courses can be taken).
  • Application process.
  • Language test.
  • Application interview conducted partially in English.

The degree of Master of Science (M. Sc.) allows graduates to go on to study for a doctoral degree. Universities are responsible for determining the admissions requirements and acceptance conditions for doctoral programs.


Last updated Mar 2020

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