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Concentration in Capital Markets

The concentration in Capital Markets was specifically formulated in response to the demands of today’s investment banking sector.

Concentration Focus

Students in this concentration are given a thorough base in mathematical methods and tools that are essential for a successful investment banking career. Your main tasks as an investment banking specialist will be to assess companies, to evaluate risks and to manage corporate assets. You may also take part in drafting corporate financial strategies. This concentration will allow you to develop the global thinking and sharp analytical skills necessary to tackle these challenging tasks.

Career Paths

This concentration prepares students for a career path in an investment banking environment such as trading, risk management, asset management, or derivatives. It is also aimed at students who wish to pursue a PhD upon completion of the Master‘s programme.


“We are proud to introduce our students to financial research in a professional environment. Bloomberg and Reuters provide our students with real-time data from all major markets. This is a unique chance for students to prepare themselves to work in financial institutions.”

Thomas Heidorn, Professor of Bank Management, Head of Centre for Practical Quantitative Finance

The concentration consists of the following 5 modules:

  • Derivative Analysis
  • Structured Products & Interest Rate Models
  • Credit Risk, Default Models & Credit Derivatives
  • Financial Engineering
  • International Portfolio Management


Related elective modules include:

  • Arbitrage Theory
  • Bank Controlling
  • Market Estimation & Forecasting


Your contact

Niklas Schröder

Niklas Schröder

Student Recruitment Officer

Marketing & Recruitment

0049 69 154008-201
0049 69 154008-4201

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