Quantitative Asset and Risk Management

The internationally oriented, English language based master`s degree programme “Quantitative Asset and Risk Management” is aimed at students with high affinity to (financial) mathematics and statistics. The course offers extensive know-how in the area of asset and risk management and is very convincing with its practical applications.

Students have various possibilities to go abroad and spend a time at one of our partner universities and also gain a double degree.

You can find an overview of the programme contents in the curriculum.


The graduates can

  • describe and analyse the connections between asset and risk management in finance.
  • quantify and assess risk types in risk management, and infer measures for integrated steering of banks and insurance companies.
  • analyse various asset classes and their products.
  • carry out portfolio selections, and calculate key performance and risk measures.
  • apply financial mathematics and statistics to developing financial models.

Career options

  • Asset management
  • Risk management
  • Liability management
  • Private banking and family office
  • Compliance and regulatory reporting

Information on the admission procedure

Detailed information on admission procedures can be found here.

You can find more information in the current brochure of the degree programme (German)


Short Facts


Master of Arts in Business, MA

Programme type


ECTS | Duration of studies

120 ECTS | 4 semesters

Language of instruction


Place of Study

Campus Wohlmutstrasse
Wohlmutstrasse 22
1020 Vienna

Application period for EU/EEA citizens and applicants

1 October until 6 June

Application period for non-EU/EEA citizens and applicants

1 October until 15 May

Admission procedure

  • Written application
  • Online MC test
  • Structured interview

For preparation, we recommend our scripts. There are no external courses required.

Admission requirements

  • Secondary school leaving-certificate (High school Diploma) AND
  • Completion of a social studies/business/natural science/ law/ technical degree in Austria or equivalent degree abroad (The legalization list can be found here under downloads)

with documented qualifications in

  • Economic sciences (at least 9 ECTS) and
  • Mathematics or statistics (at least 6 ECTS).

Our bridging courses enable you to acquire necessary ECTS.
> Link to bridging courses

Tuition fee

€ 363.36 / semester (+ € 20.70 student union fee)

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