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Finance: Markets, Institutions and Instruments

Spezialisierung: BW, IBW, WiRe, BBE                                      Komplementärfach: VW, WINF, WUPOL

Duration: 2 semester

Admission: GPA

Spots per semester: 300

aktualisiert am 28.01.2024
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In the specialization Finance: Markets, Institutions & Instruments students gain an understanding about the economic mechanisms that drive financial markets, their instruments and value added. By learning the methods of finance students of this specialization acquire the competence to discuss, analyze, and solve financial issues related to decision-making of households, investors, corporations, financial institutions, and financial market regulators. Graduates master state-of-the-art models for investment decisions and for the pricing and management of portfolio risks, including stocks, bonds, and derivative securities 



The SBWL offers 300 spots per semester and the selection process is based on grade average (GPA).



  • Course I: Principles of Capital Markets
  • Course II: Financial Management and Valuation
  • Course III: Corporate Finance
  • Course IV: Risk Management
  • Course V: Elective 


Bachelor thesis:

The institute offers bachelor theses supervision for around 70 students per semester. The applications can be submitted via the Institute website at the beginning of each term. 

The Allocation is based on both topic preferences and student’s GPA (students of the SBWL Finance are given priority). But you can also submit your own topic proposal, which usually increase the chance of supervision. 

Further information is on the institute website


Career Prospects:

The graduates are well equipped for a career in:

  • Corporate finance
    • Treasury
    •  Controlling
    • Risk management
  • Financial institutions
    • Banks, (re)insurance industry
    • Investment funds, private equity funds, pension funds
    • Securities exchanges
  • Wealth Management
  • Consulting industry
  • Financial advisory

 There you find the presentation of the specialization fair!

aktualisiert am 28.01.2024
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