Master

Financial Economics

Do you follow the latest news on stock markets, derivatives, interest rates, inflation and exchange rates? Are you intrigued by the role of central banks, for example the part the ECB played in saving the financial system? Or would you like to come up with new business models that can be introduced in the financial sector, since the old ones no longer seem to work? If so, the master's in Financial Economics can be your passport to the world of financial markets. It brings together expertise in finance, general economics and quantitative techniques in a unique, multidisciplinary approach not found elsewhere. Together with industry experts, you will explore the world of financial economics and will specialise in one of the following: 

  • Asset Pricing
  • Banking
  • Financial Analysis

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  • I found the path that fits my personality and Maastricht played a big role in that
    Sebastian Preuss (25, Germany), Financial Economics

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