Master in Finance & Information Management | Munich

Navigate finance and digitalization in a data-driven world

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in Finance & Information Management
  • Location: Munich
  • Language: 100% in English
  • Full-time study
  • 4 semesters
  • Certificate of honors
  • No tuition fees until summer semester 2025. Detailed information can be found here.
  • 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 art of quantitative finance and information management

Dive into a unique Master's program that blends the rigorous world of quantitative finance with cutting-edge information management. Our curriculum is tailored to nurture innovative thinkers and change agents poised to revolutionize the digital economy through proficient hard and soft skills and strong leadership. You will delve into advanced quantitative methods, computational finance, and analytics, harnessing the power of big data and machine learning to understand and shape organizations.

 

By exploring the intricate relationship between finance and digital technology, you will not only learn to navigate but also lead in the digital transformation sweeping through all economic sectors. Engage in hands-on projects and interactive workshops alongside our expansive network of corporate partners to ensure that you are ready to drive success in the business arena.

 

Our Master in Finance & Information Management (FIM) offers a dynamic learning environment with small class sizes and dedicated personal mentoring, setting you up for unparalleled academic and professional success. You will emerge with deep insights into the evolving landscape of digital finance, information systems, machine learning, and analytics – equipped to manage disruption, apply sophisticated data analysis, and craft the blueprint for solving today’s and tomorrow's most pressing challenges. The breadth of our coursework prepares you for an extraordinary, cross-disciplinary career in impactful and ambitious roles.

 

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

    #1

    CHE Ranking: Highest ranked master's program in Economics

    #1

    Best business school in Germany
    (THE University Subject Ranking)

    1%

    of the elite group worldwide holding the Triple Crown accreditation

    44

    mentors for individual career guiding

    ~ 26

    average cohort size of students

    ~ 40%

    of FIM students receive scholarships thanks to corporate partners
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Certificate of honors

Being successful in a leadership position requires both, professional as well as interpersonal competencies. Regular soft skill courses, summer schools, projects with business partners, and an obligatory social project shape these important personal qualifications. The Master in Finance & Information Management promotes an interdisciplinary approach, which includes highly diverse skills and interests.

Technical training, personal development, and enhancement of interdisciplinary competencies are core elements of our program with the goal of building the leadership skills of tomorrow. If you participate in these additional courses, you will receive the Certificate of Honors from the TUM School of Management.

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, 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.
  • Additionally, a GMAT score of at least 640 if you obtained your bachelor's degree in the following countries: China, India, Pakistan, Egypt, and Bangladesh.  The new GMAT Focus edition will also be accepted with a score of  585 and a percentile ranking of at least 64,8%. For more information please click here
  • 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!

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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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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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