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Stochastics and Financial Mathematics

University of Amsterdam

24 months
16060 EUR/year
2168 EUR/year
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The Stochastics and Financial Mathematics programme of the University of Amsterdam is a research-oriented two-year programme. Its strong focus on finance and its close ties with the financial and consultancy sector in the Amsterdam area are unique in the Netherlands.


The Stochastics and Financial Mathematics programme of the University of Amsterdam is highly valued by the professional field for its top-level theoretical education in areas ranging from Financial Mathematics, Data Analytics and Statistics to Probability and Decision Making.

Wide range of specialisations

There is a wide range of specialisations available, based on the many areas in which stochastics is applied, their scope and the challenging problems they pose. Both theoretically inclined and more practically oriented students can select specific courses to suit their personal interests.

Double Master's degree programme SFM and Econometrics

If you are interested in SFM and Econometrics, the University of Amsterdam offers a unique double degree programme for talented students (150 EC). This very dense and challenging programme allows you to obtain the degrees from both fields. You will do only one interdisciplinary research project and write one integrated thesis with supervisors from both disciplines. In order to follow this programme, you should meet the criteria for admission into both Master's programmes.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Data-driven Decision Making in Operations Research
  •  Stochastic Processes
  •  Stochastic Simulation
  •  Entrepreneurship in Analytics and AI
  •  Machine Learning Theory
  •  Queueing Theory

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics.
  • Students with a degree that is comparable to a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, like a Bachelor's degree in Econometrics or Statistics with sufficient mathematics, including basic knowledge of Measure and Integration Theory, Probability and Statistics, can also apply for this Master's programme, provided the extra requirement is satisfied.
  • You have an overall grade point average (GPA) equivalent to at least: 3.0 (American system), 2.1 (a second class upper/division one degree in the British system), C (ECTS-system)
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16060 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 16060 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2168 EUR/year
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    Based on the tuition of 2168 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Amsterdam

1000 - 1500 EUR /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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