M.Sc. On Campus

Mathematical Finance

24 months
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The masters programme in Mathematical Finance from University of Kiel leads to an MSc within two years.  Combining mathematics, financial engineering, economics and statistics, it provides all the knowledge for a successful career in finance.


The masters programme Mathematical Finance from University of Kiel leads is aimed particularly at graduates with a BSc in Mathematics. Bachelors in physics, engineering, or economics are welcome as well if they have a solid background in university level mathematics. Knowledge of German is not mandatory in order to successfully complete the programme and obtain the MSc.


Why should I study Mathematical Finance?

Graduates in Mathematical Finance benefit from excellent career prospects involving challenging tasks. These require a high level of mathematical and financial engineering skills which are acquired in this programme. Mathematical Finance is – notably in times of financial crisis – highly relevant for good governance and sharpens the judgement of decision makers.  The finance industry continually employs graduates as e.g. the so-called quants. Their sophisticated skills are in high demand, in particular as regulatory statutes become more and more complex.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Mathematical Finance 
  • Advanced Mathematics5
  • Econometrics 
  • Advanced Statistics
  • Computational Finance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Curriculum vitae in tabular form of your educational background
    • Copy of your passport – Please make a copy of the photo page of your passport (with your name and photo)
    • Payment receipt for the UNI-ASSIST application fee
    • School-leaving certificate entitling the holder to study at university in his/her home country, with a list of subjects and grades
    • University certificates (e.g. your Bachelor's or Master's degree) including the corresponding list of subjects with individual grades

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

There is no tuition fee for studying at CAU Kiel! This applies to international students as well.

Living costs for Kiel

720 - 1050 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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