Overview of the MS in Finance
Finance at the Cutting Edge Guided by Industry
The MS in Finance is a professional program designed with industry, continuously updated to deliver cutting-edge relevant skills.
Orientation – Pre-session, professional and personal development
Mandatory courses – Get a solid grounding in the foundations
Electives – Build your studies around your career objectives
Finance @CEU – Weekly seminars bring you industry experts
Capstone project – Apply your acquired skills as a consultant
Choose electives from any thematic module
Investments & Banking • Financial Management • Tech & Innovation • Data Tools & Analytics
Choose more courses from other programs
MS in Business Analytics • MS in Technology Management & Innovation
Fintech Management Parallel Studies
MS in Finance + MS in Technology Management & Innovation • Become a fintech leader, or develop your startup in the CEU InnovationsLab
Study and Work at the Same Time
Mandatory and main elective courses run two days a week from 1.30pm. Some courses run with weekend-only classes.
Join full-time as a graduate or career changer – Take a part-time job or internship at any time. Should you be offered a full-time job, you may request a change of status and become a part-time student.
Join part-time as a working professional – Take a second year to take electives or to complete your capstone project. Note that we cannot guarantee course location in the second year (Budapest or Vienna).
Study in Budapest and Vienna
The MS in Finance is based in Budapest. Elective courses and events are offered on CEU's Vienna campus in Winter and Spring terms.
RESEARCH FACULTY AND INDUSTRY VETERANS
PhDs from – Yale • Princeton • Toronto • INSEAD • Tillburg • SSE
Worked at – Boston • Cambridge • Oxford • ESSEC • Maastricht • NUS
Working for – BCG • BI Consulting • Causality Group • Citi • MKB Bank • Morgan Stanley • PwC • Remek! Trading Systems
FINANCE@CEU EXPERT SPEAKER SERIES
The Finance @CEU expert speaker series brings you industry people working at the daily cutting edge of finance. Guests deliver talks, case studies and simulations at CEU or off campus. The series covers a wide range of topical themes, institutions and roles.
MS IN FINANCE ADVISORY COMMITTEE
The program is deeply networked into industry. The Advisory Committee is a working group of senior executives offering professional guidance, advising on and contributing to the curriculum, and helping with internships and careers.
Capstone Consulting Project
The Capstone Project is a consulting field assignment owned and governed by you. You may choose any client including corporates, financial institutions, startups, advisories, charities, government, or the award-winning CEU InnovationsLab incubator.