International Banking and Finance

The acquisition of relevant practical management skills, tailored to the needs of the international banking and finance industry, lies at the core of the internationally focused, English-language International Banking and Finance master degree programme.

Career parallel lecturers from leading international banking and financial institutions and the UAS BFI Vienna’s highly qualified full-time lecturers pass on their expert knowledge to students and encourage in-depth discussions. The international nature of the programme and the resulting professional exchange lay the foundations of the academic education of highly qualified graduates with international mindsets.

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


Graduates can

  • 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 options

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

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


The programme at a glance


Master of Arts in Business, MA

Type of degree programme

Career parallel

ECTS | Programme duration

90 | 3 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

  • Application video
  • Online MC test

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

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

Tuition fee

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

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