Finance - Master of Science (MSc)

Application period

winter semester: 1 February - 15 March
summer semester:  ---

Required language proficiency:

Admission restriction:

Applicants with a German education certificate (German bachelor's or equivalent degree)

Step 1: Registration in the campus portal of Ulm University
You register online in the campus portal.
After self-registration, you will receive an e-mail with the activation code and a request to confirm your personal account in the campus portal of Ulm University.

Step 2: Application in the campus portal of Ulm University
You submit your application in the campus portal and upload the required documents.

Applicants with a foreign education certificate (bachelor's or equivalent degree)

Step 1: Online application via uni-assist
Register for the uni-assist online portal, answer all the basic questions and questions for your course application.

Step 2: Upload documents
Please upload the required application documents at the uni-assist online portal. Give your documents an unambiguous name.

Step 3: Submit your application to uni-assist electronically
(Paper-based documents are not required for application)

Step 4: Pay the handling fees to uni-assist

All required application documents as well as the payment must be received by uni-assist before the application deadline.

Further information

  • A bachelor's degree based on at least three years of study in mathematics or in a subject-related or subject-specific mathematics-quantitatively oriented degree programme with an above-average final grade of the bachelor’s degree.
  • At least two semesters of study achievements in the subjects pure mathematics, probability/statistics, applied mathematics, financial economics, computer science/programming skills. If no bachelor's degree has yet been awarded, evidence must be provided of an above-average average grade in the examination results achieved up to the application date from individual grades in at least three of the aforementioned subjects
  • Motivation letter in English - maximum two pages
  • Professional and academic curriculum vitae in tabular form, supported by certificates and other documents
  • English language proficiency at level B2 CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages)

When submitting your application via "My personal campus portal" you must upload the following documents:

  • Bachelor's degree diploma (certificate) with final grade as well as overview of subjects and grades /transcript of records with credit points/Diploma Supplement (if available)
  • If you have not yet completed your higher education degree: overview of subjects and grades/transcript of records issued by the higher education institution with the total credit points earned up to the application deadline and an indication of the provisional average grade.
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • Motivation letter in English - maximum two pages
  • Professional and academic curriculum vitae in tabular form, supported by certificates and other documents
  • In the case of a higher education degree from China, India or Vietnam: APS certificate or APS confirmation
  • In the case of a foreign higher education degree: grading scale of the degree programme with indication of the lowest passing grade and maximum grade for the degree, to be shown on the bachelor's degree diploma/bachelor's degree certificate or on an official document of the higher education institution.
  • If proof and documents to be submitted are not written in German or English, additionally an official translation into German or English is required
  • For applicants who do not come from an EU country or the European Economic Area and have a German higher education entrance qualification (“Abitur”): proof of higher education entrance qualification

Please note:

  • It is not necessary to certify the supporting documents
  • When submitting the application, all required supporting documents must be uploaded. Subsequent submission is not possible.
  • Application documents in paper form, as a fax or by e-mail will not be accepted.
  • A document issued in another name must be supplemented by documentary evidence of the change of name.
  • Further supporting documents may be required for your application.

For the evaluation of entrance requirements the following is considered:

  • The overall grade of the bachelor's or equivalent degree or, if this has not yet been determined, the average grade of the examinations completed by the time of application;
  • The grade point average of individual grades is not less than three of the following subjects with a minimum study volume of 2 semesters (or 2 terms)
    1. Pure mathematics
    2. Probability theory/statistics
    3. Applied mathematics (except achievements under 2.)
    4. Financial Economics
    5. Computer Science/programming skills
    6.  The evaluation can also take into account successful coursework completed in a master's programme.

For details please see § 3 of the MSc Finance admission statutes.

Further information on the master's programme Finance

Miriam Feucht

Opening hours:
Mon, Thu
09.00 - 11.30 am, 02.00 - 03.30 pm
Tues 10.00 - 11.30 am

reachable via phone:
Mon, Wed, Thu
09.00 - 11.30 am, 02.00 - 03.30 pm
Tues 10.00 - 11.30 am, 02.00 - 03.30 pm

Abteilung II-1 Zulassung
Helmholtzstraße 22
89081 Ulm