Master's Degree in Financial Management (M.Sc.)

The study for managers of the finance industry of tomorrow in Berlin and Iserlohn (NRW)

In times of globalization and increasing competition, it is increasingly important for top companies to operate healthily and to achieve success in business processes. Financial managers are very important here. As a modern finance manager you support your company in achieving lasting success. They are at the center because they have points of contact with all areas in a company.

With the fields of Finance, Controlling and Accounting, the Master of University of Applied Sciences Europe degree program at the University of Applied Sciences Europe provides an ideal basis for starting a career in a company, a bank or in consulting. Already during your studies you have the opportunity to work half a week and gain practical experience. As a student, you will learn the required technical and methodical knowledge over four semesters and combine it with leadership-relevant key qualifications. Two foreign and practical phases, complex management simulations, management seminars as well as regular case-oriented Excel and English applications equip you from the first day solidly and practically oriented for your career in the financial sector.

Your Business Career Leader in Management at the University of Applied Sciences Europe in the Business Department! As? With an accredited financial management degree from one of the 25 best universities worldwide with international orientation.

At a glance

  • Early Bird: Apply until June 30 and get a 10% discount on the first semester in WS19.
  • Study program:
    • Finance
    • Double master possible
  • Degree: Master of Science
  • Possible study locations: Berlin and Iserlohn
  • Language of instruction: German (Iserlohn), English (Berlin)
  • Duration of study: 4 semesters
  • Stay abroad: International Experience
  • Enrollment:
  • Winter semester: September
  • Summer semester: March
  • Credit Points: 120 ECTS
  • Study Fees:
  • For EU applicants: 11.988 € per year
  • For non-EU applicants: 13.188 € annually

The special thing about studying at the University of Applied Sciences Europe

The University of Applied Sciences Europe is accredited, multi award winning and world leader in international orientation.

The study takes place in small seminar groups. This guarantees individual support for our students and personal contact with our teachers. These are exclusively renowned professionals whose business network is open to you.

Our interdisciplinary selection of subjects offers you the individual design and expansion of study content. Our practice-oriented approach dictates that we provide you with modern facilities on campus. An internship and / or a semester abroad are integrated into the study program.

Study financial management and make a career

Finance, Accounting, Controlling and Taxes - the Master in Financial Management is the perfect springboard to higher management. The demand of the national and international labor market for qualified graduates, who add value in the areas of financial management, (capital market oriented) accounting, auditing, (financial market) monitoring and capital investment as well as in-house and external consulting and controlling, is steadily increasing.

Graduates with a Master of Finance Management will therefore find a wide range of professional opportunities, including:

  • Consultant
  • controller
  • Accountants and auditors
  • founders
  • Financers, Treasurer
  • Analyst in the derivatives or investment area of banks
  • Assistant to the management

In addition, the Master of Science (M.Sc.) enables further doctoral studies, possibly as a prerequisite for teaching and research at universities and other institutions.

Course content - practical projects, leadership training and more

At the heart of the study program Finance

We provide you with scientifically challenging content by letting you experience leadership-relevant and business-related aspects practically and in an international context. So you become indispensable for companies of the future. In the International Experience you study at a renowned partner university and have the opportunity to expand your profile with an international perspective.

Working while studying

During the semester, the master's programs only have lectures in the time from Wednesday afternoon to Friday, or Saturday evening. Thus, the compatibility of the study with a second job should be facilitated.

However, due to the design of the curriculum as a full-time study, the preparation and post-processing effort must not be forgotten.

application process

You can apply one year in advance for the desired semester start.

You must meet the following requirements:

  • Application for the winter semester until September, for the summer semester until March
  • First academic degree
  • Bachelor, Diplom or Magister
  • Final grade "good" or letter of recommendation from a university / professor
  • Economic or marketing reference (alternative pre-courses can be taken)
  • application process
  • language test
  • Job interview z. T. English

The degree Master of Science (M.Sc.) enables further doctoral studies. The admission requirements and admission conditions for a doctorate determine the universities.

Your next step: The master's degree

At the University of Applied Sciences Europe , the growth of students is paramount. We want to stand with conviction behind you and your career - and you should be just as sure.

A central requirement for a master's degree at our university is a bachelor, diploma or master's degree.

As a newcomer, ie a graduate with a non-specialist bachelor's, diploma or master's degree, certain preparatory courses or propaedeutics have to be taken before starting the studies. Our student advisory office will be pleased to inform you.

You can apply one year in advance for the desired semester start with us. The application deadline for the winter semester is August 15 (non-EU applicants: June 15) and for the summer semester February 28 (non-EU applicants: February 28) . Following this, there is a follow-up procedure for unrecognized study places. If you already have a valid student visa for Germany, you can apply within the official application deadline.

We look forward to receiving your applications for the summer and winter semester 2019 and beyond.


The following requirements apply to the beginning of a Master's degree program:

  • Applications can be submitted by 15 August (non-EU applicants: 15 June) or by 28 February (non-EU applicants: 28 February)
  • A completed bachelor, diploma or master's degree
  • Relating your degree to the chosen degree program
  • Personal job interview in German and English
  • Excellent English and German language skills

Benefits in programs of study at other state or state recognized higher education institutions as well as extra-curricular achievements are recognized on application, provided that their equivalence with the achievements in the respective study course is established. Equivalence shall be established where no material difference can be demonstrated and the performance in terms of content, scope and requirements of the study program for which credit is requested is substantially the same. Responsible for this is the examination board. The concrete conditions for crediting and the exact procedure for this are regulated in the relevant examination regulations for the study program.

registration procedures

For a complete application, we need the completed application form, letter of motivation - which you can create with the help of the master application form - a current CV, proof of higher education entrance qualification as well as proof and certificate of the first academic degree or letter of recommendation University. You can submit your complete application online. Upon receipt, we invite you to a job interview.

Foreign university degree

If you have acquired a university degree abroad, please submit the relevant documents in German or English (certified by an official translation agency, if applicable).

additional Information

For more information on the admission procedure, see the Admissions and Registration Regulations of the University of Applied Sciences Europe .

Job Interview

The application interview for your Master's degree program at the University of Applied Sciences Europe consists of a biographical interview with the Vice Dean of the respective degree program. Part of this interview will be conducted in English.

What do our applicants think of the interview? Feedback:

"I feel very well with you and have been impressed by our conversation - sometimes spontaneous, unexpected conversations are the best." Over the next few weeks, I will submit my application and send it to you as soon as possible setting up and evaluating both study models, holding discussions with banks, parents and bosses, I am very curious whether I can call myself a student of the " University of Applied Sciences Europe Hamburg" from October onwards, but I also follow your advice and will give me two others To look at universities in Hamburg, to give me a comparison. "

Janina D., an applicant for a master's program at the Hamburg campus of the University of Applied Sciences Europe

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Last updated August 25, 2019
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Mar 2020
4 semesters
11,988 EUR
For EU applicants: 11.988 € per year; For non-EU applicants: 13.188 € annually
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