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The award
MSc

How long you will study
18 months

Domestic course fees
EUR 2060

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
September

International course fees
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About DDM International Financial Management at University of Groningen

Are you interested in the managerial aspects of international financial transactions? This double degree Master programme focuses on how to efficiently manage the financial consequences of international activities.

These days internationally oriented firms and organisations donot merely need financial specialists who are acquainted with the latest finance and risk management tools and techniques. They arelooking for professionals who can use these tools and techniquesfor managing information and business resources.

This programme equips you with knowledge, understanding andskills required to define, analyse and evaluate real and complexinternational financial management problems on both a societallevel as well as on the level of companies and institutions and todesign solutions for these problems. You will gain advancedacademic knowledge of theoretical concepts in (international)financial management and you will be able to apply researchmethods.

The Master's degree programme in International FinancialManagement (IFM) focuses on the different aspects of financialmanagement in an international business environment. You willdevelop the skills needed to become a financial manager in an international firm or organisation. The programme is offeredjointly by the University of Groningen in the Netherlands andUppsala University in Sweden. The double degree programme consistsof two one-year master programmes that you can effectively studytwo in three semesters (i.e. 18 months/90 EC).

Are you interested in the managerial aspects of international financial transactions? This double degree Master programme focuses on how to efficiently manage the financial consequences of international activities.

These days internationally oriented firms and organisations donot merely need financial specialists who are acquainted with the latest finance and risk management tools and techniques. They arelooking for professionals who can use these tools and techniquesfor managing information and business resources.

This programme equips you with knowledge, understanding andskills required to define, analyse and evaluate real and complexinternational financial management problems on both a societallevel as well as on the level of companies and institutions and todesign solutions for these problems. You will gain advancedacademic knowledge of theoretical concepts in (international)financial management and you will be able to apply researchmethods.

The Master's degree programme in International FinancialManagement (IFM) focuses on the different aspects of financialmanagement in an international business environment. You willdevelop the skills needed to become a financial manager in an international firm or organisation. The programme is offeredjointly by the University of Groningen in the Netherlands andUppsala University in Sweden. The double degree programme consistsof two one-year master programmes that you can effectively studytwo in three semesters (i.e. 18 months/90 EC).

After your studies

Job prospects

As a graduate from this programme you will be able to makedecisions at a strategic level in many different private and publicorganisations that are internationally oriented. The curriculum isdesigned to provide you with the skills you will need to operate as a good financial manager in an internationally operating firm ororganisation. Students from this programme may have a career insenior management levels in multinationals, banks and accountingfirms.

Because all our programmes are EQUIS and AACSB accredited, a standard which only one percent of universities reach worldwide,your degree will be highly valued on the labour market.

FEB Careers Company:

To support you in developing your career and strengthen your employability skills, our FEB Careers Company empowers you to achieve lifelong success through various career services during your studies.Check: http://www.rug.nl/feb/career-services/

As a graduate from this programme you will be able to makedecisions at a strategic level in many different private and publicorganisations that are internationally oriented. The curriculum isdesigned to provide you with the skills you will need to operate as a good financial manager in an internationally operating firm ororganisation. Students from this programme may have a career insenior management levels in multinationals, banks and accountingfirms.

Because all our programmes are EQUIS and AACSB accredited, a standard which only one percent of universities reach worldwide,your degree will be highly valued on the labour market.


FEB Careers Company
To support you in developing your career and strengthen your employability skills, our FEB Careers Company empowers you to achieve lifelong success through various career services during your studies. Check: FEB CareerServices

Job examples

  • Financial manager with a multinational firm
  • Commercial manager with a firm in the financial business
  • Financial analyst with a large financial institution
  • Internal or external financial consultant for firms
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Entry requirements

Admission requirements

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certified competences

GMAT/GRE; for specific scores (and exemptions), see http://www.rug.nl/(...)ication/intl-route/1

grade list

A certified grade list(s) is considered in the evaluation.

language test

TOEFL internet based (IBT): 90, IELTS Academic: 6.5; for specific scores, see: http://www.rug.nl/(...)ication/intl-route/1

previous education

To be eligible for admission to this Master, you need to hold an academic Bachelor's or Master's degree from a research university in one of the following - or closely related - fields: BusinessEconomics, Business Administration, Economics and BusinessEconomics, International Business, Technology Management.

To assess whether your educational/academic background meets the specific programme requirements, we will consider the level and curriculum of your previous studies, and the grades that you have obtained.

For more information, see: http://www.rug.nl/(...)ication/intl-route/1

If you have any questions concerning admission, please contact our Admissions Office: http://www.rug.nl/(...)rt/admissions-office

Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
previous education

To be eligible for admission to this Master, you need to hold an academic Bachelor's or Master's degree from a research university in one of the following - or closely related - fields: BusinessEconomics, Business Administration, Economics and BusinessEconomics, International Business, Technology Management.

To assess whether your educational/academic background meets the specific programme requirements, we will consider the level and curriculum of your previous studies, and the grades that you have obtained.

For more information, see: http://www.rug.nl/(...)plication/nl-route/1

If you have any questions concerning admission, please contact our Admissions Office: http://www.rug.nl/(...)rt/admissions-office

Language requirements

ExamMinimum score
IELTS overall band6.5
IELTS writing5.5
IELTS speaking6
TOEFL paper based575
TOEFL internet based90

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