Master Finance

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M.Sc. Finance at a Glance

Standard period of study: 3 semester plus 1 semester thesis
Semester start: September (fall term)

Master of Science

Campus: Dortmund, Frankfurt/Main, Munich, Berlin
Accreditation: FIBAA, German Accreditation Council
Admission requirements: first degree in economics or alternatively 30 ECTS points in the field of business sciences
all requirements
Semester abroad: One compulsory integrated
Practical experience: 12 weeks compulsory internship, workshops, excursions
Language: 100 % English
Tuition fees:

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Fast Track: on the fast lane

With the option Fast Track the semester abroad is omitted and you shorten the work placement. This allows you to complete your master's degree in 3 semesters with 90 ECTS. You can find out everything you need to know from your study advisor.

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Master Finance program content

Master Finance - A Feel for the Right Figures

The Master in Finance expands your knowledge in the areas of taxation, financial law, accounting and rating and trains you as an expert in financial management. The program will sensitize you to current topics, enabling you to develop a comprehensive understanding of the interrelationships between markets.

In numerous projects you will apply your theoretical knowledge to real business problems and present your results in teamwork.

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#In the Middle of Practice

Membership in the CFA-University Affiliation Program

ISM is a member of the University Affiliation Program of the CFA Institute, the world's leading professional association for financial experts. The membership underlines the professional and practical education of our M.Sc. Finance.

International Management Master - study abroad

International Peculiarities of Finance

Internationality is an important component of the Master's programme in Finance. The Master Finance

  • is offered 100% in English,
  • includes an integrated semester abroad and
  • offers you the opportunity to complete a second international degree (Double Degree) at one of around 190 partner universities.

With the Finance Master you will get to know the regional characteristics of the international financial market and at the same time acquire general and specific foreign language skills.

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#On the Move Internationally During the Studies

Thrilled by Boston

Moritz Petri spent five months at Boston University for his Finance Master semester abroad. The USA fan also uses the proximity to Canada, New York, Washington and Chicago to discover the country. "We really experienced a lot and had a lot of fun together," says Petri. He also enjoyed studying at Boston University. "The five months were legendary! I got to know many new people and cultures, mastered challenges and made important contacts".


How Can I Apply?

In order to be able to study the Financial Management Master at ISM, the university conducts an internal entrance test. This tests your personality as well as your motivation and skills. The Master of Finance is not restricted by a “Numerus Clausus” (NC).

Find out more about the admission requirements and the application procedure

#Springboard to Your Career

ISM awards DAAD Prize

For more than ten years, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has been awarding a prize for outstanding achievements of foreign students at German universities.The 21-year-old Annika Razroeva graduated from the National Research University Higher School of Economics in Moscow with a bachelor's degree in Economics, Statistics and Accounting and then specifically searched for an international finance degree abroad. Since the winter semester 2014/2015 she has been studying at the ISM Dortmund in M.Sc. Finance.

Gayarathry Menon
The studies at the ISM are designed to successfully close the gap between theory and practice. The professors are experts in their field and offer comprehensive access to all topics that provide students with the necessary skills for the real world of finance. Studying at ISM as an international student was a great experience that I will always remember. The relationship with fellow students and professors was unique.

Gayarathry Menon, ISM international student

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