International Banking and Finance

At the core of this internationally oriented English language based master degree programme “International Banking and Finance” is the acquisition of practically relevant management skills, tailored to the needs of the international banking and finance industry. Speakers who are drawn from leading international banking and financial institutions and the highly qualified lecturers of the UAS pass on their expert knowledge to the students and encourage in-depth discussions. The international nature of the master degree and the resulting professional exchange are the foundations of an academic education of highly qualified internationally oriented graduates.

Gain international experiences

Students have various possibilities to go abroad and spend time at one of our partner universities.

Online info sessions

Would you like to learn more about the International Banking and Finance degree programme and have your individual questions answered? Then register now for our online info sessions! The degree programme team will inform you about application and admission, study contents and career opportunities.

  • Tue, 14/02/2023, 6 pm - 7 pm
  • Wed, 01/03/2023, 5 pm - 6 pm
  • Wed, 29/03/2023, 3 pm - 4 pm
  • Tue, 11/04/2023, 6 pm - 7 pm

>>Register now!

You can spontaneously join our online info sessions without registering. Just click on the link below:

>>Direct link for spontaneous participants

International student virtual Q&A sessions

Your opportunity to ask questions around visa, housing, and living in Vienna.
No registration necessary - just click on the links below and join directly. We look forward to seeing you!


The graduates are able to

  • Apply methods and ideas in customer and product management, treasury, cost accounting, controlling, liquidity and risk management at master’s level
  • Analyse the connections and effects of central banking processes, plan measures to steer these processes, and implement them in an international environment
  • Identify and analyse key topics of bank management in order to infer context-specific recommendations and measures
  • Realise ideas and methods of modern management theories (Corporate Social Responsibility, Systemic Organisation Development, Collaboration, Change and Innovation Management) and apply them appropriately
  • Collaborate in implementation and research projects in banking and finance

Career opportunities

  • Asset Manager
  • Relationship Manager
  • Bank Auditor
  • Finance Analyst
  • Treasury Manager

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

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Become the next generation banking and finance expert!

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Degree programme director Gernot Kreiger about the study programme

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The programme at a glance


Master of Arts in Business, MA

Length of programme

3 semesters

Mode of study

Career parallel programme: three times a week and Saturdays during the day

Place of study

Campus Wohlmutstrasse
Wohlmutstrasse 22
1020 Vienna

Language of instruction




Tuition fee

€ 363.36 / semester (+ € 21.20 student union fee)

Semester Abroad

Students have various possibilities to go abroad and spend time at one of our partner universities. The degree programme recommends completing a semester abroad in the 3rd semester.

Admission procedure

  • Application video
  • Online MC test

Preparation for admission procedure

For preparation materials please see the download section. There are no external courses required.

Application period for EU/EEA-citizens

1 October until 15 May

Application period for non-EU/EEA-citizens

1 October until 30 April

Admission requirements

  • Secondary school leaving-certificate (High school Diploma) AND
  • Completion of a degree in business studies in Austria or equivalent degree abroad (The legalization list can be found here.)


proven qualifications in

  • Business Administration (4 ECTS)
  • Accounting and Controlling (4 ECTS)
  • Economics (4 ECTS)
  • Mathematics and Statistics (4 ECTS)

Bridging courses

Take advantage of the free bridging courses offered by the UAS BFI Vienna (May to July) to acquire missing ECTS and qualify for admission to a master programme.

Level of qualification according to the National Qualification Framework and the European Qualifications Framework


Field(s) of study (e.g. ISCED-F)

0412 Finance, banking and insurance

Access to further studies

Graduates of UAS master programmes are entitled to enroll in relevant doctoral programmes (pursuant to § 6 para. 4 FHG, as amended) or university courses.


Magdalena Schlichtinger

+43 1 720 12 86-231

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"Living in a beautiful city, acquiring skills relevant to professional practice, analysing real company cases in real time, with experts as speakers - a truly great experience. Invaluable unique insights and perspectives can also be expected from the multifaceted international student group. This Master's program has best combined my professional experience in Canada with my education, giving me a professional competitive edge!"

Mandy Sandhu, MA, Alumna