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 24 months part-time
  • 36 credits (72 ECTS credits)
  • Tuition: EUR 12,000

Learn more from the MS in Finance Presentation and Data Sheet

Watch our MS in Finance Intro Video

Study Finance Guided by Industry

The MS in Finance combines an industry-driven finance curriculum with data analytics, technology skills, fintech and legal studies. Learn from leading professors and industry veterans, and develop your applied skills through real-life business cases and simulations. 

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

Join a Global Community

The Class of 2018 comprises 44 students from 22 countries

Ranked the 2nd most international university in the world, CEU brings together students and faculty from 117 countries to exchange ideas in an open and dynamic community in Budapest. 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.

Boost Your Career

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

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, EBS in Germany, Emory in the U.S., IPADE in Mexico, Hitotsubashi in Japan and SJTU in China.

Application Deadlines

  • June 1, 2018 (for students who need a visa)
  • June 30, 2018 (for non-visa students)

We may accept late applications from non-visa students through August 15, 2018.

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