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MSc in Finance and Economics



The Master of Science in Finance and Economics is a two-year programme, offering foundational courses at postgraduate level in the first year (M1). During the second year (M2), students have the option to specialise in six different tracks:

  • Banking
  • Investment Management
  • Risk Management
  • Sustainable Finance
  • Financial Economics
  • Digital Transformation in Finance

Students who have successfully completed the M1 may also choose to apply for the MSc in Quantitative Economics, which prepares candidates for careers in research or further study at doctoral level.

The MSc in Finance and Economics was developed together with the Luxembourg financial centre. It prepares students for the job market in different finance disciplines in Luxembourg, Europe and overseas.

Our program also offers the possibility for interested students to opt for acquiring " The European Master in Official Statistics (EMOS) " label on their diploma. The EMOS label aims at including official statistics in statistical curricula and provides an international recognition as a highly educated professional statistician trained to work in (inter-)national statistical institutes and institutions using official statistics.

During their second year, students in all tracks will complete an Academic Master Thesis or an Internship and an Applied Master Thesis, giving them the opportunity to take their first steps in the professional world.

6 reasons to study finance and economics in Luxembourg

  • Gain knowledge, skills and competences to successfully launch your career
  • Programme designed to meet highest international standards
  • Theory and practice: learn from academics and practitioners
  • Internship and networking opportunities in Luxembourg, a major international financial centre
  • Specialised tracks and curricula responding to changes and trends in the world of economics and finance
  • The master program is part of the network of the European Master in Official Statistics (EMOS)


Students applying for the two-year MSc in Finance and Economics need to have successfully completed a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (180 ECTS) in Economics or Finance.

The MSc in Finance and Economics can be studied entirely in English. Students need to be able to demonstrate proficiency at B2 level. Students may choose to take courses taught in French (only optional courses). Additional certificates confirming proficiency will be required in this case.

For further details about applying, visit the Applications page


A full scholarship is offered to top-performing applicants in this Master programme. Only non European Union applicants will be considered for this merit-based scholarship. Detailed information here


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MSc in Finance and Economics

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 Programme at a glance:

  • 120 ECTS (30 ECTS per semester)
  • Foundational first year, second year specialisation
  • Taught in English (optional courses in French are proposed)
  • €200 per semester
  • Campus Kirchberg (virtual tour)