24 months
15060 EUR/year
10620 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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In addition to special finance seminars and courses, the Financial Management program from CBS International Business School includes everything from a modern Master’s in Business Administration – from business economics to corporate governance to value-based management and sustainable supply chain management.

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Weigh up opportunities and risks by utilizing analyses and financial design models to find potential for optimization – your future knowledge shall determine the success of your company. In the first semester, you will begin with the subjects Global Finance and International Investment. In the second semester, you will be dealing with risk management and the many influencing factors in transnational business, taking into account the challenges of the international financial markets such as exchange rates, parities and trade restrictions.

Experience practically the real thing

In order to be able to best apply your knowledge after graduation, the practical reference during your studies at CBS provides a unique advantage and not only thanks to the subjects of instruction and lecturers from the private enterprise sector. A business project, a business simulation game and an eight-week internship at a company in Germany or abroad prepare you for a career in the real world. Your excellent English skills will be of great importance for your future career, which you will improve thanks to English being the study language – reinforced by additional language courses. A second foreign language is also part of the curriculum. For many of our students, the practical relevance is also of interest when composing their Master’s thesis. This is because the work you write in the fourth semester is often written within the framework of a company project. Alternatively, you have the opportunity to write your thesis as part of a semester abroad.


Your Financial Management program from CBS International Business School from one of Germany’s most prestigious business schools offers you the opportunity to take up professional and managerial positions at home or abroad, in small and medium-sized organisations or with multinational corporations, investment banks, insurance companies or financial advisory firms. The Master’s degree also allows you to continue your academic career, including a doctorate.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Business Economics
  • Empirical Research Methods
  • Strategic Analysis & Management
  • Innovation Management & Digital Transformation
  • Global Finance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The admission requirements for our CBS Master programmes are a first academic qualification with a minimum of 180 ECTS-Credits of a recognised university with a final grade of at least “good”. Applicants who have not attained this grade in their first study course must take a separate entrance examination. The degree should be business-related.
  • Your CV in tabular format
  • Proof of your study achievements to date (official academic transcript of records) and if already applicable the certificate of your first academic degree (e.g. Bachelor)
  • Letter of motivation: 1-2 DIN A4 pages which answers the following question: “How do you view your vocational future after your studies at CBS?”
  • Copy of your passport (and residence permit, if available)

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15060 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7530 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    10620 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5310 EUR per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Köln

831 - 1291 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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