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Master in Finance

Top career opportunities in the financial sector - An executive position in all fields of finance is open to graduates of the “Master in Finance” programme: banks, insurance companies, private equity firms, venture capitalists, hedge funds, the consulting sector (restructuring) or the public finance sector are looking for our excellently trained specialists.


Study at one of the top business schools worldwide: as programme partner of the prestigious CFA Institute, the EBS University belongs to a global network of leading financial faculties. In addition, the EBS is the first European educational institution to be certified by the US Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).

Your entire study course in English: at the EBS you study at international level in an international environment, so needless to say all lectures and activities are in English.

You acquire practical experience with genuine added value: from the very beginning of your studies you benefit from our network of highly attractive corporate partners. We arrange contact with and internships at companies such as Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley, Bank of America Merril Lynch and many others. Our Career Office will provide you with specific job offers and help in starting your career.

You gain international experience at some of the best universities worldwide: a semester abroad at one of our 230 partner universities is an integral part of the study programme. It is also possible to gain a double degree, for this you only have to extend your time abroad by at least one semester.

You benefit from excellent quality of learning: you achieve optimal learning success studying in small groups with regular practical application and numerous case studies.

As a graduate of EBS you can expect to earn an above-average starting salary: you benefit from a study programme at the EBS from the very beginning of your career. The average starting salary of our Master graduates amounts to 62,000 euros (Employment Report 2016).

With our study programme, you are highly sought after on the job market: 81% of our graduates are offered a job during the study programme or within 3 months of graduating (Employment Report 2016).

Take advantage of the unique opportunity we offer to those of you without a degree in business administration: ** The EBS offers you the opportunity to gain all necessary business administration know-how during a **preparatory semester.


Max Mustermann

Business Development Manager

Master & MBA Programmes

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IDEAL LEARNING ENVIRONMENT - Through active learning, you´ll develop skills and come to see the big picture. Give us 12 months and we´ll give you a life-long legacy.

Rasa Karapandza
Professor Rasa Karapandza, PhD
Chair of Finance // Academic Director of MSc in Finance

INTENSIVE TEACHING METHODS - With highly motivated students in small seminar groups, we´re able to maintain high standards and use cutting-edge teaching methods.

Markus Kreutzer
Professor Markus Kreutzer, PhD
Professor of Strategic and International Management
Rankings
Top Tier
Business Schools in Germany

CHE University Ranking 2017

Top Tier
Business Studies worldwide

U-Multirank 2017

No. 27
worldwide

Eduniversal Best Masters - Financial Markets

Programme Structure

Programme structure

Please find below an exemplary illustration of the Master of Science study programme. In case you hold a non-business degree, EBS offers you the chance to qualify for our Master of Science programmes by successfully completing a preparation semester. During our Master of Science programme you will spend your first two semesters at EBS. The third semester will afterwards be spent at one of our 230 partner universities. If you decided to pursue a dual degree, you will pass an additional semester abroad at the respective partner institution. For students holding a non-German degree, we offer the chance to spend the third semester at EBS, too.


Studienprogrammübersicht - Master in Finance

  • Degree: Master of Science (MSc)
  • Study duration: 20 months
  • Language: English
  • Start: September and January
  • ECTS: 120
  • Major Field of Study: Management

Core Modules

  • Research Methods
  • Personal Mastery
  • Studium Fundamentale

All Master’s students study the same core modules. These modules prepare you for empirical research and build leadership skills. Furthermore, they give you an understanding of how to handle ethical issues in the workplace and embrace social responsibility.

Compulsary Modules

  • Corporate Finance
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Financial Modelling

Electives

  • Asset Pricing & Derivatives
  • Advanced Management Accounting
  • Advanced Real Estate Finance
  • Risk Management in Financial Institutions
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Tax Transfer Pricing
  • Advanced Finance: Capital Markets
  • Alternative Investments & Asset Management
  • Private Wealth Management
  • Economics of Financial Markets and Crises

Master’s Thesis

After completing the second or third semester, you will write a Master’s thesis. This can be done either independently or together with a company to create a body of empirical research. The thesis is the culmination of the programme and a testament to the knowledge and experience you have gained during your studies. It contains both a written and an oral component.


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Requirements

Requirements & Application

Welcoming the best and the brightest - Your road to EBS
Studying at EBS makes considerable demands on your mathematical and linguistic knowledge, your good analytical and abstract reasoning skills, your learning abilities and motivation as well as your personality. EBS requires Master’s students to have a strong basic knowledge of all core areas of business management as well as to have an above-average willingness to learn and work hard, have good communication skills, be able to work under pressure and be motivated to make a difference.


Admission requirements

To take part in the Master Selection Process, you are required to submit the following documents:

  • Hold a Bachelor´s degree or equivalent with a minimum of 180 ECTs credits
    For applicants who have a degree in another field of study other than Business Administration, we offer a preparatory semester)
  • Have completed at least ten weeks of internships during or after your first degree
  • TOEFL, IELTS or equivalent (Training and test also at EBS possible)
  • valid GMAT, GRE or EBSgrad (Training and test also at EBS possible)

Recognising potential - The Master Selection Day

If your application documents meet our admission requirements, we will invite you to take part in the Master Selection Interview, which is held either on campus or via video conference. The interview consists of a 50-minute verbal interview, during which your motivation, social competence and communication skills will be assessed.

Master Selection Days & Application deadlines

  • 10.06.2017, Application Deadline 17.05.2017
  • 04.07.2017, Application Deadline 18.06.2017
  • 01.08.2017, Application Deadline 23.07.2017

The decision

The Master Selection Day is both demanding and exciting. We know that and ease the burden on our applicants by communicating the results as quickly as possible and, as a rule, promptly. That enables everyone involved to plan dependably at an early stage.

Costs & Financing

Fees & Financing

First-class education in a private institution

The quality of teaching is our focus: The EBS represents one of the best management trainings throughout the German-speaking world. As a private university we fund us to a great extent from tuition fees.

  • Admissions process 100 EUR, with additional participation in the English test 185 EUR
  • Tuition fees of 7,950 EUR per semester
  • One-time enrolment fee 690 EUR
  • Examination fee master thesis 1,500 EUR

Total: 26,040 EUR


Motivation and performance are your drive

We try to allow excellent candidates access to our studies, regardless of their economic situation. Decisive factors here are performance, motivation and personality. The selection of funding of studies is diverse and often a combination of the different options is useful. Take a look at our study finance overview and find out which offer best suits you.

  • Scholarships - financial and / or non-material support, no repayment, no interest

The EBS herself, but also independent foundations offer scholarships in different style and performance.

  • Education Fund - Financial and moral support, if necessary, repayment including interest rates, repayment starts only after graduation

The former club of the EBS EBS Alumni supports students of EBS through a separate education fund.

  • Financing - Financial support by financial institutions, repayment including interest rates, repayment generally starts after signing the contract

A traditional financing from banks or financial institutions may be a good option to finance studies completely or in parts. The KfW Student Loan or the financing model of the Nassauische Sparkasse, for example.

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