Information for prospective students

The internationally oriented Bachelor degree course in International Finance has grown out of industry demands. Its graduates are qualified to take junior executive positions in multinational companies.

The curriculum emphasizes a blend of practice-oriented skills with mathematical methods, as well as their application based on developed soft skills. Finance relevant contents are complemented by law-oriented topics, which are specifically aligned with the program.


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First semesters

Program lecturers are known specialists in their fields who are, or have been, active in the professions. Often, there are international guest lecturers.

The program leads to the internationally recognized degree of Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.).


Program International Finance
Bachelor of Science - B.Sc.
Terms 7 terms, full-time
ECTS credit points 210
Program start Each year winter and summer semester
Application deadlines Winter semester:
July 31 for German degrees
July 15 for international degrees
Summer semester: January 15
Languages German/English
Accreditation FIBAA till winter 2022/2023
Admission requirements yes

Semester abroad

The fifth semester takes place entirely at a partner university abroad. Students may also locate a suitable program at another, non-partner university, however, course selections for the semester abroad at a non-partner university must be approved in advance. The program offers a wide variety of options and opportunities. Modules may be combined as desired in the higher semesters and students may largely select their own areas of specialization.

The program structure provides extensive preparation for the semester abroad. There are, for example, comprehensive information events about the semester abroad, and the entire fourth semester is taught in English.


International Finance graduates typically work in the finance sector or in corporate finance, for instance banks, insurance companies and other financial services providers corporate treasury and investment and finance business consultancies and auditing firms.

Relevant information

The degree course is a Bachelor of Science and requires the pleasure of working with computers and solid knowledge of mathematics till the final year of the secondary school. Should you not be entirely comfortable we recommend visiting the 'preparatory course in mathematics' at out institution of higher education prior to the beginning of the studies.

Case studies rather than dull theory

Real world requirements define the program’s objectives. Therefore, in an approach similar to the one used in international business schools project-based and example-oriented learning figures importantly in “International Finance”. Students will delve into theory only after they have developed viable solutions to real issues independently.

Small study groups will often tackle projects within a seminar, or students will be given take-home exercises that are being supervised closely. Supervisors will conduct special lectures in which they will be available to give one-on-one advice on assignments.

Students are required to present the work they have completed frequently, which gives them ample experience in presenting and supporting their work in front of an audience.

Admission requirements

The application deadline for the admission application ends on January 15, for the summer semester and on July 15, for the winter semester.

To the academic calendar.

Proficiency in the English language must be proven.

The degree course is admission restricted. The study place allocation takes place via local NC procedures.

Check the Selection limits in the NC degree courses (German only)

Sufficient English language skills are obligatory. One semester abroad at a foreign partner university is mandatory. 

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Application and enrollment with international degrees

Sarah Panzer
Building 1, Room 3
Fax : +49 69 1533-2748

Advising for the mandatory semester abroad

Stephanie PorterOutgoing Student Advisor for EU Student Mobility
Building 1, Room 9
Fax : +49 69 1533-2748
Non-European countries
Ruth ConradsOverseas Student Mobility Coordinator
Building 1, Room 11
Fax : +49 69 1533-2748
Commissioner for foreign affairs at Faculty 3
Prof. Dr.
Dilek Bülbül
Director of Internationalisation Strategy
Building 4, Room 406

Head of degree course

Prof. Dr.
Christian Rieck
Head of degree course: International Finance
Building 4, Room 503

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