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.

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

Occupational fields

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

The programme at a glance


Master of Arts in Business, MA

Admission procedure

  • Written application
  • Online MC test

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

Application period for EU/EEA citizens and applicants

1 October until 15 May

Application period for non-EU/EEA citizens and applicants

1 October until 30 April

Course language


Duration of studies I Duration of studies

3 Semester I three times a week and Saturdays during the day (part-time)

Tuition fee:

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

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 under downloads)


proven qualifications in

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

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


Information about the programme

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Vorstellung des Studiengangs International Banking and Finance

ECTS and course information

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ECTS Credits
  • ECTS Credits 15.00
    Language English
    Curriculum PT
    Semester 3 WS

Legend: FT = Full Time, PT = Part Time, SS = Summer Semester, WS = Winter Semester

We thank our sponsors

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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