Money and Finance (Master of Science)

Conditions of admission


Course content and focus areas  The study program, which is taught in English, is an innovative combination of the subjects of money and macroeconomics on the one hand and finance on the other, and therefore links economic policy with the financial sector. It prepares for challenging careers in the banking and insurance sector as well as with financial service providers. The course is held in the House of Finance and this, as well as the Frankfurt’s unique status as one of the world’s leading financial centres, offers an ideal link to business in practice.

The study program aims to teach the analytical and quantitative skills and knowledge necessary for challenging managerial careers in business enterprises. It also prepares students for a PhD degree on the path to a potential academic career. The content is taught at a high academic level and includes innovative concepts and methods. The teaching concept links intensive student support with independent academic work and on-going possibilities for contact with business in practice.
Detailed information

Information from the department
Study regulations

Degree Master of Science in Money and Finance 
Duration The standard length of study for the Master of Science degree is 4 semesters. 
Language of instruction English 
Start of the programme The study program starts in the winter semester.
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Conditions of admission

Admission requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, finance or business administration or a similar subject providing proof of your analytical/ quantitative foundation
  • letter of motivation in English (up to 750 words)
  • English language skills (level C1) proven by
    - TOEFL (at least 95 iBT) or
    - IELTS Academic Test (band score of at least 7)
    - UNIcert  (at least level 3)
    - Cambridge Certificate (General/ higher education; at least C1)
    - If your Bachelor degree program’s sole language of instruction was English, you are exempted from submitting a language certificate. Instead, please provide proof of your English proficiency by uploading a document confirming the language of instruction of your Bachelor program issued by your university
  • The admission committee evaluates applicants’ quantitative skills based on the transcript of records. Alternatively, applicants can submit a GRE/ GMAT score report (quantitative section) on a voluntary basis.*
  • Please find more information on application requirements on the program’s website.
Provisional admission Please note that, if the Bachelor’s degree record has not yet been submitted, only a provisional admission can be offered subject to successful completion of the Bachelor’s degree up to a given final deadline.
Final admission is granted upon submission of the Bachelor’s degree record within a given final deadline. If the requirements for the Bachelor’s degree have not been met, the provisional admission will be withdrawn and the student can make no claim to a study place. Proof of completion of the Bachelor’s degree must be submitted in the form of a certified copy. Provisional admission is valid until the end of the first semester of the master’s program. The bachelor’s degree must thus be handed in by March 31 (winter intake) or September 30 (summer intake) the latest. If the Bachelor’s degree has not been submitted by the given deadline, provisional admission again expires and no claim to a study place can be made. You will be informed about the final deadline with your letter of admission. 
Mode of admission Admission is restricted.

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Documents to be submitted
  • if you are not already enrolled at Universität Frankfurt:
    a university entrance qualification (e.g. A-Levels)
  • Bachelor’s degree certificate
  • if the Bachelor's degree has not yet been completed:
    a transcript of records or equivalent document listing the content of the study programme and average grade
  • letter of motivation
  • English language certificate 
  • GRE/GMAT (optional*)
  • you may need to submit other documents depending on your country of origin and your previous education; please see the general information about applying for a Master’s degree.
  • APS certificate for applicants from India, Vietnam and PR of China (original)
Application period 01.04. - 15.05.

Address for application

Online application portal for Master's study programs

*subject to the decision of the universitiy commitee

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