Master in Finance & Information Management | Munich

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in Finance & Information Management
  • Location: Munich
  • Language: 100% in English
  • Full-time study
  • 4 semesters
  • No tuition fees
  • Start of program: Winter semester
  • Admission period:
    • 1st application period from January 1 – March 15
    • 2nd application period March 16 – May 31

 

Apply as early as possible and be one of the first whose application will be processed.

Overview

FIM

Master the challenges of big data by using innovative strategies of information systems

This master´s program offers you the chance to study the unique combination of finance and information management, which enables you to develop your own ideas and connects you with businesses, non-profit organizations, and start-up capital.

 

You will learn how to push current finance and digital technologies forward and how to handle big data while integrating technology and entrepreneurship. Workshops and hands-on projects with our large network of business partners are also a crucial part of the Master in Finance & Information Management (FIM). On top of that, an international and attractive study atmosphere with small classes and, individual and private mentoring creates the best possible support for you.

 

Gain insights into the current development in digital finance, manage digital transformation and disruption, apply data processing, analysis, and preparation techniques, or design the power grid of the future. The wide range of courses guarantees an excellent academic and professional education. Moreover, this multifaceted approach allows preparing for a unique, interdisciplinary career in responsible and challenging positions.

 

FIM is designed for excellent and outstanding talents, who completed a bachelor’s degree in Economics or Social Sciences, Industrial Engineering, Business & Informations Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics including Financial and Business Mathematics, Statistics or related study fields.

Admission requirements

To be eligible for the Master in Finance and Information Management, an application must meet all of the following criteria:

 

  • Hold a Bachelor’s degree (requiring at least 6 semesters of study) or equivalent in Economics or Social Sciences, Industrial engineering, Information Systems, Mathematics including financial and business mathematics, Statistics or another related study field.
  • Have successfully completed modules worth at least 5 ECTS in Scientific Writing in the context of a bachelor thesis, a project, a scientific paper or a comparable paper.
  • Submit a valid GMAT certificate. Please be sure you give the Technical University of Munich the right to verify the GMAT online.
  • Applicants must also be able to prove that they are proficient in the English language at the time of application. In addition to accepted English language proficiency certificates across TUM study programs, applicants can prove their English language knowledge with a previous university degree that was taught and assessed in English entirely or at least 12 ECTS thereof. The 12 ECTS can include courses and/or your final thesis. Please use this form only in case the 12 ECTS rule applies to you.

 

Please note: It is not necessary to prove any knowledge in the German language at the time of application. However, as a foreign student you are required to provide proof of basic German language proficiency (comparable to A1 level) by the end of the second semester.

 

Please note: No conditional admission will be given, in case an applicant does not meet the entrance requirements at the time of application!

FIM - a success story

In 2004, FIM was introduced within the framework of the Elite Network of Bavaria. FIM has emerged as a great success story ever since: In addition to the University of Augsburg, the University of Bayreuth and the Technical University of Munich, other national and international scientific and business partners constitute this unique and individual study program. Furthermore, the high reputation of FIM is also demonstrated by the excellent position in the nationwide CHE Master-Ranking of 2008, 2011, 2014, 2017, and 2020 of the newspapers “Die Zeit” and “Handelsblatt”, in which FIM was ranked 1st in all categories.

 

Read more about the FIM history.

Benefit from an unique and exclusive study setting

FIM offers you an individual and highly attractive study environment, which empowers you with a new set of skills and ensures each student reaches their individual goals. Small classes guarantee a comfortable study atmosphere, an effective implementation of the curriculum, and an excellent student-to-teacher ratio, which allows for the personal support of every student.

 

High-level scientists from the Technical University of Munich and the University of Bayreuth as well as professional experts will mentor you. You will learn the necessary methodology and instantly get the opportunity to put theory into practice by accompanying first-class practitioners to work. Both, academic and professional mentors, who will not only give advice on the study program but also support the mentee with individual career planning and personal development, will coach ambitious students. Our network of renowned business partners provides a wide range of possibilities to deepen knowledge in practice and to do exciting internships, participate in workshops and practical projects.

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Your benefits at a glance

Excellent Support

Small classes guarantee a comfortable study atmosphere and a close student-to-teacher ratio, which allows for the personal support of every student.

Entrepreneurial Spirit

Whether you want to work for a company or start your own business, profit from the support and experience of the TUM Entrepreneurship Research Institute and UnternehmerTUM.

International Profile

Cooperation with international high-ranked, renowned universities, institutes, and scientists is one of the key elements of the program.

Putting theory into practice

Be part of a strong network within the business world!

Learning goals and future perspectives

Upon completion of this program our graduates will:

 

  • be experts in linking finance, digitalization, and innovation
  • have expert knowledge in recognizing potentials and trends
  • be problem-solvers for complex business issues
  • be responsible leaders in a global world
  • Be innovators by identifying future-oriented new (digital) business models
  • be key figures in digital transformation processes with an entrepreneurial mindset to define innovative strategies and achieve goals
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