The Master in Financial Mathematics, jointly organized by ISCTE Business School and the Department of Mathematics of the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon, aims at the advanced training of staff in the area of ​​stochastic processes applied to Finance.

Financial theory has become increasingly quantitative. At the same time, financial institutions (banks, insurance companies, investment funds, pension funds, brokers and other institutions) have demonstrated a growing demand for human resources with a strong quantitative appetite and sound training in the financial area to perform functions in the areas of financial risk management, financial innovation and evaluation of financial instruments.


Why the MSc in Financial Mathematics?

Because it allows the theory of stochastic and differential calculus to be applied to concrete problems in financial markets;

Because it provides the fundamentals and analytical skills necessary for pursuing a professional career in the areas of financial asset management and risk management;

  • Because it is taught by a faculty with relevant scientific production and professional experience in the area of Financial Mathematics, including scientific publications in the most prestigious academic journals of the area, such as Mathematical Finance, Quantitative Finance, Review of Derivatives Research, Journal of Futures Markets, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis or the Journal of Derivatives ;

  • Because it has a more extensive teaching load (4 quarters) than usual and a high level of demand;

  • Because it has been running continuously since 2005, it has already given rise to a large alumni whose contact is preserved through periodic seminars.

Investment 2019/2020

The investment in the complete program is 5,200 €:
€ 3,900 in the 1st academic year and € 1,300 in the 2nd academic year.

The bribe of each year can be paid once or in installments.

Conditions of access 2019/2020

The Master in Financial Mathematics is mainly intended for graduates in the areas of Mathematics, Physics or Engineering who wish to pursue a professional or research career in the field of Quantitative Finance.
Applications from graduates in the fields of Finance, Economics or Management will also be considered, provided that the curricular appreciation of the candidate evidences a strong appetite for Mathematics.

Admission Process 2019/2020:

1st Phase (until March 15): 50 euros
2nd Phase (until 2nd of May): 70 euros
3rd Phase (until July 3): 100 euros


Paulo Pires
mestradosft.ibs @ ISCTE
Tel.:210 464 115
Tel.:210 964 710

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Last updated November 18, 2018
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16 - 24 months
5,200 EUR
1st year - € 3,900, 2nd year € 1,300
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