Master of Science in Finance

Advance your career with the MS in Finance guided by industry. Embrace the rapid evolution of finance, learn new strategies, data tools and technologies, and grow your professional network. Study full-time as a graduate or career changer, or part-time as a working professional.

At a Glance

  • U.S. Master of Science degree
  • 12 months full-time or 12/24 months part-time
  • 36 credits (72 ECTS credits)
  • Tuition: EUR 12,000

Learn more from the MS in Finance Presentation and Data Sheet

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Study Finance Guided by Industry

The MS in Finance combines a professional finance curriculum with data analytics, technology skills, fintech and legal studies. Learn from leading professors and industry veterans. Develop your applied skills through business cases and simulations. Prepare for tomorrow’s leadership roles.

The MS in Finance Advisory Committee is a working group of senior executives from global institutions offering professional guidance.

Join a Global Community

Ranked the 2nd most international university in the world, CEU brings together 1,450 students from 117 countries to exchange ideas in an open and dynamic community in Budapest. The MS in Finance Class of 2018 comprises 44 students from 22 countries. 

The international faculty of CEU’s Department of Economics and Business specializes in economics, econometrics, finance and business, providing an ideal learning environment for analysts, decision-makers and managers. See our international rankings here.

Boost Your Career

Budapest ranks among the EU’s fastest rising financial services hubs, and best places for expats. Employers competing for international talent include BCG, BlackRock, Citi, GE, McKinsey, Morgan Stanley and MSCI.

Study full-time or part-time. Enter a job or internship anytime, and switch from full-time to part-time if you land a full-time job. In 2017, 100% of full-time students landed a job within three months of graduation.

FinTech Management Parallel Studies

Top up the MS in Finance with the MS in Technology Management and Innovation. Earn two degrees and become a FinTech leader, or develop your startup in our award-winning CEU InnovationsLab incubator.

Partner Schools on Four Continents

Extend your studies free of tuition with prestigious exchange partner schools  including ESSEC in France and Singapore, EBS in Germany, Emory in the U.S., IPADE in Mexico, and SJTU in China.

Application Deadlines

  • June 1, 2018 (for students who need a visa)
  • August 20, 2018 (for non-visa students)

Program Administrator: Ms. Anita Apor (room: N13 413, Contact person by email)