MSc in international finance and fin-tech

Useful information
MSc Bac +5
Duration of study :
4 semesters
Place of study :
Language of instruction :
Degree awarded :
MSc international finance & fintech - DESSMI - Level 7 RNCP qualification (French National Directory of Professional Certifications), sheet n° 37475
Tuition fees :
Contact Admission service
French students
+33 (3)0 54 50 25 38
International students
+33 (3)0 54 50 25 25

Strengths of the programme

Finance industry

An understanding of the finance industry as a whole and how the different financial structures interact.


A focus on operational issues and new financial technology in France.

Finance's dimension

The behavioural elements that are incorporated at all levels, and finance's geopolitical dimension, unique to this sector.

international Finance & fintech


The International Finance & FinTech specialisation trains specialists in the finance industry and financial geopolitics. It has been designed to fill a niche –in the financial industry– and to train business leaders of the future with an emphasis on operational and behavioral issues as well as the strategic location of financial vehicles. The programme also looks at the interaction between different financial institutions, with a focus on the emergence of Financial Technology (Fintech), Cyber Finance and changes in the decision-maker behavior. The future of financial transactions, applications and management of finances is expected to be strongly impacted by FinTechs. The understanding of trends and innovations in the financial industry is evidenced by Financial Technology such as crowdfunding, cryptocurrency, and international and mobile payment systems.


The program is built around module blocks which are designed to produce experts in Finance and Risk Management with an emphasis on the finance sector and financial geopolitics.

  • Group Accounts in an International Setting
  • Risk Management for Financial Institutions
  • Financial Data Analysis
  • Asset and Fund Management
  • Behavioral Finance and the Architecture of Finance
  • International Market Microstructure
  • Geopolitics of Finance


Our Paris campus is located in the heart of
La Défense business district, a stone's
throw from the head offices of the largest
French companies. It’s a place for learning,
but also a place where students,
businesses, teachers and graduates can

Career outcomes

After completing this course, you will understand the different business models and be prepared for employment in a variety of financial sectors: banks, funds, hedge funds, insurance and the strategic consultancy sector.

Partner companies

  • Ernst & Young Luxembourg.
  • Farad Group Luxembourg.
  • Alter Domus Luxembourg.
  • AM Best Products and Services Europe.

Admissions and tuition fees


  • For MSc1 admissions: 3-year higher-education degree (BAC+3).
  • For MSc2 admissions: 3 or 4-year higher-education degree (BAC+3/BAC+4) with extensive work experience in a company (preferably 3 years in a relevant field)
  • Proficiency in English essential.
  • Selection based on an application form and interview.

What our students think...

The tutorials gave me the tools and skills I needed to work in the consultancy sector, advising key Benelux Private Equity companies on the strategic challenges and operational issues that they currently face.
Rossella D'Amico
Strategy Regulatory and Corporate Finance analyst, Deloitte (Luxembourg)