Information for prospective students of Accounting and Finance (M.Sc.)

Where does the topic of finance meet the topics of the future? Here, with us!

Those who study with us today can change the world tomorrow. Are you interested in sustainable financial markets and value-creating corporate management? Working interdisciplinary, practical and in small groups is your thing? Become a forward thinker with us - especially in the future topics of digitalization and sustainability. With us, it's all about Future from Monday to Friday."

Why us – why here?

Small groups, direct contact with the lecturers, practical relevance to companies, cosmopolitan atmosphere on campus, mega opportunities on the job market, exciting practical case projects, internationality and semesters abroad guaranteed - and last but not least: an interdisciplinary professional and personal education as a return on investment for life.

The most important in brief

Study program Accounting and Finance
Degree Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Standard period of study 3 semesters
Form of study Full-time
ECTS credits 90
Lecture language German/English
Admission requirements yes
Accreditation ZEvA until 30.09.2026
Start of study* Every winter semester*
Application deadline for the summer semester --
Application deadline for the winter semester 15.07.

*About the semester dates.

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The study program

Figures create facts. And you create the figures… Are you passionate about facts and figures and are you talented in handling them? If so, you will make your way. The understanding of accounting and finance is a key task in managing companies. Have you already acquired relevant fundamental knowledge in the fields of controlling, financing, accounting and taxes? Then the master program in Accounting and Finance is a consistent and logical continuation of your academic career. Experts in financial management still prevail on the market and have excellent and exciting prospects in the economy, science and in research. The content of our Accounting and Finance program is based on practical tasks and provides you with a holistic view of financial corporate management. In particular, interdisciplinary knowledge and skills are promoted in the four business management disciplines of finance, accounting, controlling and taxation.

Career prospects

This master's program prepares you for a responsible position in corporate management, investment banking, consulting or auditing. Experts in financial management continue to assert themselves on the job market and have excellent and exciting career opportunities in business, academia and research. The option of an academic career followed by a doctorate is also open to you.

Study structure

The study program is designed for three semesters. The focus of study and the case studies concentrate in particular on the topics of digitalization and sustainability. In addition to the selection of current and relevant issues and the high proportion of case-based approaches to solutions, your everyday study will be enriched by close collaboration with selected companies.

First semester

  1. Nationale und internationale Steuerplanung (National and international tax planning)
  2. Unternehmensbewertung und Cost Management (Business evaluation and cost management)
  3. Financial Reporting and Capital Markets
  4. Financial Econometrics
  5. Digital Finance and Investment Analysis

Second semester

  1. Financial Modelling and Valuation
  2. Data Management
  3. Management Accounting and Control
  4. Research Project

Third semester

  1. Wertorientierte Unternehmensführung (Value-based corporate management)
  2. Business Strategy Consulting
  3. Master thesis with colloquium

Great content – close to practice

In today's economy - characterized by a global environment - you need knowledge of methods and techniques, professional skills and a high level of social competence to meet the demanding challenges of a leader. The Accounting and Finance program guarantees you an intensive and enriching examination of relevant topics from financial management and a high standard of quality

  • in the teaching of the theoretical fundamentals
  • in the practical application of the acquired skills within the framework of interdisciplinary project work in heterogeneously staffed teams. This includes the analysis and processing of complex issues from practice.
  • The Accounting and Finance program comprises 90 credit points (ECTS) and has been accredited by ZEvA (Central Evaluation and Accreditation Agency).
  • Upon successful completion of your studies, you will receive the Master Science (M.Sc.) degree.

Here we inform you about the partner universities at Faculty 3 - Business and Law

Not all partner universities are suitable for this degree program. You will be advised in detail at the appropriate time.

Excerpts of Module Descriptions

Other documents such as class schedules, applications, etc. can be found at: My studies.




Application and enrollment with national degrees

Application and enrollment with international degrees

Head of degree course

Prof. Dr.
Dietmar Franzen
Vice Dean, Head of degree course Accounting and Finance (M.Sc.)
Building 4, Room 201

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