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Finance and Information Management - FIM

Master of Science (M.Sc.)

The elite master’s program in Finance and Information Management is offered by the Technical University of Munich in cooperation with the University of Augsburg.

Department of Mathematics

An application for this program is no longer possible.

Key Data

Type of Study
  • Full Time
Required Language Proficiency Language of Instruction
  • Bilingual (German and English)
Main Locations
Admission Category Start of Degree Program
  • Winter Semester (October)
Standard Duration of Studies
(Number of Semesters)
  • 4 semesters fulltime
Credits Costs

Information on Degree Program

What does this program cover?

The elite master’s program in Finance and Information Management is a joint program of the Technical University of Munich and the University of Augsburg, offered in close cooperation with TUM’s departments of Mathematical Finance, Business, and Informatics as well as other renowned German and international partners. The program, offered within the framework of the Elite Network of Bavaria, provides outstandingly gifted and ambitious students with a rigorous, internationally-focused and interdisciplinary academic education.

The program offers excellent scientific and practice-oriented graduate education, with possible specializations in the following fields:

  • financial management
  • business informatics
  • operations management
  • quantitative finance
  •  resource management

Distinguished business partners in Germany and abroad collaborate with the program so as to provide students with practical experience. Internships, soft-skill seminars and summer schools, case study days and other events are all on offer. Furthermore, students have the opportunity to write their master’s thesis in cooperation with a partner company.

How is the program structured?

In the first and second semesters you complete required courses, in which you acquire advanced knowledge in the main fields of finance and information management in connection with an individual research project. During elective courses in the third semester, you round out your individual specialty. In the final semester, you conclude the degree with a master’s thesis.

What is the language of instruction?

Required language skills for admission:

You need sufficient German and English language skills if you wish to apply for this program. Evidence of your proficiency in both languages has to be submitted before the end of the application deadline. Learn more about recognized certificates and other ways to prove your language skills.

This evidence of your language proficiency confirms that you comply with the minimum language requirements for admission to the program. Depending on the program and your individual background, it may be necessary for you to keep working on your language skills during your studies. Be sure to take a look at the services of our Language Center.  

Languages of instruction:

The languages of instruction for this program are German and English. This means that you need to complete modules in both German and English in the course of your studies.

Which further expertise and skills will I acquire?

In the context of the program, you enjoy the flexibility to choose the courses and specialties as well as the research and thesis topics that correspond with your individual needs, goals, and strengths. You choose from the specialties listed above and take a range of courses that prepare you for a successful career.

Which professional opportunities can I take up with this qualification?

The FIM master’s program paves the way for a doctoral degree as well as an exciting career in the business world. As a graduate of the program, career opportunities arise inter alia in process management, customer relations management, risk management, consultancy, project management, or asset management.

Binding Regulations for Progression of Studies, Examinations and Application

Application and Admission

On what basis does TUM select applicants for admission?

Where can I find the online application portal?

Prospective Students apply via the application portal of the degree course.

Do I have to complete an internship?

Internships will be organized together with the personal mentor.

What are my options after earning this degree?

You have earned your master’s degree and are ready to start your career? TUM Alumni & Career can assist you with questions regarding professional orientation, job search and job application.

If you are interested in continuing your studies, you will find information of doctoral studies at TUM, here.