The Master Quantitative Finance will provide you with an excellent academic and practical education to become an expert in financial methodology. It is your ideal starting point for a future career in today’s challenging and dynamic financial markets.
The well-balanced curriculum builds strong quantitative skills combined with a solid knowledge base of the underlying theory of finance. Students acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to use mathematical models to understand complex financial problems.
A special focus lies on using the software 'R', an open source implementation of the language S for data analysis and visualisation. Students benefit from the expertise of the programs' faculty, which is strongly involved in the international development community of R.
Specialize in Science or Industry
The Science Track prepares students for an academic career in the field of finance, while the Industry Track focuses on a career as quants (analysts) in the finance industry, combining financial models with computational skills. You can specialize in the second year of your studies and build up a strong academic networks and links to the finance industry.
QS World University Ranking
QFIN a top ranked Master Program
In 2024, our Master’s Program in Quantitative Finance was ranked 16th out of 206 programs from 39 different countries. We managed to be ahead of many prestigious competitors, such as EMLyon Business School, Esade Business School, University of St. Gallen and McGill University.
We performed amongst the top 7.8% globally (score 84 of 100).
A truly international program
The Master Quantitative Finance attracts students from over 34 countries around the world which gives you the chance to experience a unique educational culture. The courses of the program have an international orientation and provide all the necessary knowledge and skills to start an international career.
percentage of women
High percentage of women
In average, the percentage of women in the program is 45.
An exclusive, high-quality post-graduate education
100% of our graduates are hired within the first 6 months.
“Throughout the program, a well-balanced curriculum builds strong quantitative skills coupled with a solid knowledge base of the underlying theory in finance.”
Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Kurt Hornik, Program Director