Study Programmes Master in Finance and Economics – Risk Management

Risk is fun. Take it responsibly.

The Risk Management Track targets students who seek to gain expertise in the risk management divisions of financial and non-financial organizations, with a focus on banks, investment funds and insurances.

The programme at a glance – 120 ECTS

  • Duration:
    2 years / 4 sem
  • Teaching languages:
  • Admissions:
    EU: 1 Feb 2024 – 30 Apr 2024

    Non-EU: 1 Feb 2024 – 30 Apr 2024
  • Fees:
    200€/ sem. (semester 3)
  • Format:
    Full-time programme (Part-time student status allowed)

Programme description

The objective of the track is to equip students with quantitative modelling skills and statistical tools to approach risk management decisions, as well as with a deep knowledge of the business processes and regulatory environment of the key financial organizations, namely banks, investment funds and insurance companies.

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Specialized knowledge of quantitative risk management tools

Balance between theory and practice

Exposure to the risk management sector

Possibility to write a master thesis under the joins supervision of top-notch research faculty and industry professionals

Collaborations with esteemed professionals from the industry

Opportunities for professional networking

Our team

Theory meets practice

The teaching staff is composed of both professors at the University of Luxembourg and high-level professionals from the financial industry and from public financial institutions. Our staff coordinates to maintain a balance between theory and practice.

  • Thorsten Lehnert

    Study Programme Director
  • Deborah Martin

    Study Programme Administrator