University of Lugano

University of Lugano (USI)



Via Buffi, 13

Lugano, Ticino


Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master Program in Finance provides a thorough understanding of financial theory and professional practice in financial markets. After a first term dedicated to the foundations of financial markets and the quantitative disciplines necessary to model them, financial instruments and institutional arrangements are discussed in detail. The economic forces that shape the design of financial products and market regulation are analysed. The processing of financial information and risk management are given particular attention.



International Student Requirements:

The formal requirement for admission to the Master's degree in Finance is the completion of a Bachelor's degree granted by a recognised university in Economics or related disciplines. Candidates are required to be adequately prepared in the fields of economics and basic quantitative subjects. Applicants are encouraged (compulsory for applicants with a Bachelor obtained in extra EU country) to provide GRE/GMAT scores in support of their application.

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

In State Tuition (per year): 4000 CHF

Out State Tuition (per year): 8000 CHF

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