Overview of the MS in Finance
Finance at the Cutting Edge Guided by Industry
The MS in Finance is a professional program designed and taught with industry, continuously updated to deliver cutting-edge skills.
Choose electives from any thematic module – Investments & Banking • Financial Management • Innovation & Fintech • Data Tools & Analytics.
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 with trips to Vienna
The MS in Finance is based in Budapest. Some courses and events are offered on CEU's Vienna campus in Winter and Spring terms.
Earn a U.S. Master of Science and a Hungarian post-graduate certificate. Full-time non-EU/EEA students hold a Hungarian study visa.
RESEARCH FACULTY AND INDUSTRY VETERANS
PhDs from – Yale • Princeton • SSE • Toronto • Amsterdam • Tillburg
Worked at – Boston • Cambridge • Oxford • EDHEC • BI Oslo • NUS
Working for – BCG • BI Consulting • Causality • Citi • Morgan Stanley • PwC • Remek! Trading Systems
FINANCE@CEU EXPERT SPEAKER SERIES
Meet 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
We are deeply networked into industry. The Advisory Committee is a working group of senior executives offering professional guidance, contributing to the curriculum, and helping with internships, projects and careers.
Capstone Consulting Project
Deliver a 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.