Finance and Money, Spezialisierter Master

Master universitario

Universität Basel UNIBAS

Luogo di formazione

Basilea (BS)

Lingua di insegnamento


Tipo di formazione

Università e politecnici

Modalità temporali

Tempo pieno


Economia, scienze economiche - Management, direzione

Indirizzi di studio

Economia politica - Gestione aziendale / economia aziendale


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Aggiornato il 13.01.2022


Descrizione della formazione

The specialized Master's program in Finance and Money at the University of Basel provides students with the conceptual knowledge and the methodological skills required for professional financial decision making. Students learn how to cope with Finance related challenges in the private sector, in governmental functions, and in research. And they gain insights on new market developments.

The curriculum is set at the intersection of financial markets and the monetary system. It builds on the economic analysis of financial markets, financial contracts and monetary institutions as well as corporate financial management processes, such as financing, investments, and valuation. Bringing these elements together, the interaction of monetary policy, financial markets, digital transformation, and the current and future challenges for the banking system and financial institutions are at the core of this program.

The Master's program in Finance and Money is both applied and research oriented. Throughout the curriculum, students can learn from a dedicated faculty known for its excellence in teaching and research.

Focal Area of Teaching and Research

The specialized Master's program in Finance and Money at the University of Basel provides students with

  • the conceptual knowledge and the methodological skills required for professional financial decision making
  • tools to cope with finance related challenges in the private sector, in governmental functions, and in research
  • insights on new market developments

Three areas of specialization (Finance Fields) are offered:

  • Financial Markets and Asset Pricing: Focusing on issues of financial market theory and asset pricing
  • Monetary Economics and Macrofinance: Dealing with questions of monetary policy, macrofinance, and growth.
  • Financial Management and Investment: Focusing on financial and risk management issues from a predominantly business perspective.

Principally, more than 9 CP are offered per Finance Field. Additional credits earned in these modules reduce the minimum CP in the Field Electives or General Electives. Courses may generally be assigned to more than one Finance Field. The courses in the three Finance Fields are listed in the medium-term curriculum.

Course Structure Master Studies

The study program entails achievements totaling 90 credit points of the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) and a statutory period of study of three semesters. Part-time study increases the duration of the program accordingly.

Piano di formazione

One ECTS credit point roughly equals 30 hours of studying.

Curriculum master studies ECTS
Master’s degree program Finance and Money
Fundamentals in Finance and Money 18
Core Courses in Finance and Monetary Economics 15

Finance Fields:                                                                          
   • Financial Markets and Asset Pricing or
   • Monetary Economics and Macrofinance or
   • Financial Management and Investment

Field Electives 12
General Electives (only if the master's thesis of 18 ECTS is chosen) 0 or 12
Preparation Master Thesis 6
Master’s thesis 18 or 30
Total 90

Combinazione di indirizzi

There is no possibility to combine this master with other master programs.


Condizioni d'ammissione

see https://wwz.unibas.ch/en/mfm

Link verso l'ammissione


Application under www.unibas.ch/application; the application fee amounts to CHF 100.-. Application deadline for the fall semester is April 30, for the spring semester 30 November.


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Die Anmeldegebühr von CHF 100.- wird nicht rückerstattet, falls das Studium nicht aufgenommen wird.
Begründete verspätete Anmeldungen erfordern eine Zusatzgebühr von CHF 150.-


Pro Semester (auch für Prüfungssemester) ist eine Pauschale von CHF 850.- (+ CHF 10.- freiwilliger Beitrag für die Studierendenschaft skuba) einzuzahlen.
Hinzu kommen je nach Fachrichtung noch Auslagen für Studienliteratur sowie Lebenshaltungskosten.


  • Master università/politecnico

Master of Science in Finance and Money

Informazioni pratiche

Luogo / indirizzo

  • Basilea (BS)

Svolgimento temporale


The Master in Finance and Money is designed as a 3 semester program starting in fall. However, registration is also possible in spring semester but may result in an extension to the regular period of study.


The master in Finance and Money is designed as a 3 semesters program, which requires 90 ECTS points. Part-time study is possible. In that case, we recommend to complete at least 15 CP per semester. The study time will be prolonged accordingly.

Modalità temporali

  • Tempo pieno

Lingua di insegnamento

  • inglese

Most lectures are taught in English, some in German. However, the program can be completed by taking only English courses. A level of at least C1 in English is expected.


Further information concerning the studies

General Information, including the Study Guide for the Master of Science in Finance and Money can be found at: https://wwz.unibas.ch/en/mfm

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Tag der offenen Tür

Im Januar findet ein Infotag für Schulklassen statt.
Jeweils im September stellen sich die einzelnen Fächer an den Informationsabenden für Maturand/innen ("Live aus der Uni Basel") vor.
Weitere Informationen

Reglemente und Ordnungen

siehe www.wwz.unibas.ch/studium > Ordnung BachelorstudiumOrdnung Masterstudium sowie MIME-Masterordnung bzw. > Wegleitungen


Informazioni / contatto

Advisory Service MFM

Rahel Fritz, Peter Merian-Weg 6, 4002 Basel, mfm-wwz@unibas.ch

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Studienberatung Basel

Steinengraben 5, 4051 Basel
T +41 61 207 29 29/30


Studiensekretariat der Universität

(Anmeldung und Zulassung)
Petersplatz 1, 4001 Basel
Anfragen über www.unibas.ch/studseksupport (Kontaktformular)