Info Finance

Study plans


This section includes 

  • study plans,
  • timetables and
  • the course offer of the MSc Finance programme.

Please note that timetables are not necessarily final until the start of the lecture period. more


The legal framework for studying in Baden-Württemberg  is set by the Higher Education Act. The General Framework of Ulm University forms the basis of all bachelor's and master's courses offered by Ulm University.  In addition, each study course has his own supplementary regulations. more

Content and specializations

After the first term, students can choose one out of three specializations:

  • Actuarial Science
  • Financial Economics
  • Financial Mathematics

The focus of the optional modules to be taken during the second and third semester are based on the chosen specialization.

Learn more about the programme.

Work placement

Finding an internship or a position as a working student is not only a way to finance your studies, but also offers the opportunity to create connections for later career entry. Ulm University provides various ways to help you with your job search. Annually, the university hosts the WiMa-Kongress, where a large job-fair with companies from the fields of economics and mathematics takes place. Furthermore, the International Office provides a lot of useful resources regarding practical work placements in Germany. These range from services that help you with your job search and applications to information on rules and regulations for international students. 

Finding a work placement

Regulations for international students

The career service at Ulm University hosts seminars to provide support for various stages of the application process. Furthermore, company speed dating events are organized. 

Career Service 

Study portals

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The section study portals provides an overview of web-based services for students.

Examination board

This section provides legal and regulatory information on examinations as well as information on exam dates.  Among others, the examination board is responsible for approval and classification of courses, granting academic leaves and extending time limits set by the study regulations. More detailed information and contact persons can be found on the webpages of the examination board for Finance sudents.

Data access

Unterschiedliche Ports an einem Großrechner

Campus licences for students of Ulm University:

Refinitiv Datastream and Refinitiv Eikon

OECD database

Comprehensive financial information on german companies: DAFNE

Contact Manuel Ott to receive access information.

Overview of available databases and access information (German only):
Database-Infosystem (DBIS) 

Study abroad

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For most of our Master in Finance students, studying in Germany already means studying abroad. However, the faculty has several exchange programmes with universities across the globe and Finance students are eligible to apply for a place in such a programme. The International Office provides further information about the various possibilities to spend part of your study time abroad.


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The Office of the Registrar (Studiensekretariat) is responsible for applications, enrolment, re-registration, leave of absence, change of degree programme, de-registration and other administrative matters. Which person is responsible for your degree programme? Here you can also find information on the admissions committee and the admission regulations for your programme. Do you face problems during your studies? Who is the right contact person?


Information on academic leaves, re-registration, relevant forms and more information can be found here.