MSc International Financial ManagementUniversity of Groningen
MSc International Financial Management
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MSc International Financial Management
Nowadays internationally oriented firms and organisations are looking for professionals who can understand and use the latest finance and risk management tools and techniques for managing international financial activities. The MSc International Financial Management (MSc IFM) will equip you with advanced academic knowledge, understanding and skills required to define, analyse and evaluate real and complex international financial management problems on both a societal level as well as on the level of companies and instiTuitions.
The MSc IFM Program teaches you to think strategically and to explore how new ideas can be initiated and managed. You will be able to apply research methods and to address financial problems multinational companies are faced with.Moreover, you will gain advanced knowledge in several specific sub-fields in international financial management, such as international risk management, international risk analysis and research, international management accounting and control and in different aspects of international business and the international economic environment in which multinational companies operate.
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To be eligible for admission to this Master, you need to hold an academic Bachelor's or Master's degree from a research university in one of the following - or closely related - fields: Business Administration, Economics and Business Economics, International Business.
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previous education -To be eligible for admission to this Master, you need to hold an academic Bachelor's or Master's degree from a research university in one of the following - or closely related - fields: Economics and Business Economics, Econometrics and Operations Research.
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- Empirical Methods
- Financial Management for Multinationals
- International Financial Institutions and Governance
- International Financial Reporting
- International Man. Accounting & Control
- International Risk Analysis and Research
- Master's Thesis
Scholarships & funding
Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.
- Tuition fees for EU/EEA Students: € 2,314 per year
- Tuition fees for Non-EU/EEA Students: € 17,800 per year
Credits: 60 ECTS
MSc in International Financial Management
After successful completion of the MSc Program in International Financial Management, you will be able to take up positions in which you contribute as a specialist in international financial management to decision-making in multinational companies and financial institutions, consultancy firms, and multinational public organisations such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank, ECB, European Central Bank (ECB), etc. and governmental institutions.
As a graduate, your degree will be highly valued in the labour market. The Faculty of Economics and Business is internationally accredited and belongs to the 1% of business schools around the world accredited by both EQUIS and AACSB.
- Financial manager with a multinational firm
- Corporate finance expert with an industrial or a financial firm
- Financial analyst with a large financial institution
- Internal or external financial consultant for industrial and financial firms
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University of Groningen
The University of Groningen is one of the oldest universities in the Netherlands, founded in 1614 and it ranks amongst the top 100 universities in the world. We are a research-intensive institution offering a wide range of highly regarded bachelor, master...
Why study at University of Groningen
We're a Top 100 University
Study at one of the world’s leading universities. Learn from the best and take advantage of exciting research opportunities. Live in a vibrant city where over a quarter of the population are students. Whatever you’re seeking from your university experience, you’ll find it in Groningen. With over 45 world-class Bachelor’s programmes and 160 highly-ranked Master’s programmes, we have a field of study for you.
Our groundbreaking research
As a student, you will be actively involved in research at one of Europe’s top research institutions from the get-go. The University of Groningen carries out ground-breaking and socially-relevant research that builds bridges between disciplines and closes the gap between science and society.
400 years of reputation
The University of Groningen is the second oldest university in the Netherlands and has built a reputation for excellence. Many talented people have passed through the university during its rich 400-year history, including Nobel Prize winners like Ben Feringa (Chemistry, 2016) and Frits Zernike (Physics, 1953). Some have been pioneers in their respective fields, such as the first female University student and the first female lecturer in the Netherlands, the first Dutch astronaut and the first president of the European Bank.
Vibrant Student Life
While its history can be traced back to 300 BC, today Groningen is a vibrant student city with the youngest population in the Netherlands – one in four people here is a student! That means there’s always something to do, with various art and music festivals, theatres, cinemas and performance venues catering to all tastes, whether you prefer to watch or want to join in. In Groningen, you’ll see students everywhere: studying in the pretty Noorderplantsoen park, working various part-time jobs and partying the night away.
The University of Groningen attracts a large international community! Our Erasmus Student Network (ESN) conveniently facilitates all international students in Groningen and organizes over 150 activities a year. The University of Groningen has strong international connections which means that you can easily spend part of your degree studying abroad. The University also offers several unique international Master’s degree programmes in cooperation with other large European universities.
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