Elite Graduate Program „Finance & Information Management”

The Research Center Finance & Information Management is actively egaged in the Elite Graduate Program „Finance & Information Management“. Prof. Dr. Hans Ulrich Buhl is Chairman of the Board and leading researcher in the program. Furthermore lecturers from the Research Center FIM are involved in the program by giving specific lectures.

The Elite Graduate Program “Finance & Information Management” was conceived within the framework of the Elite Network of Bavaria at the University of Augsburg in the academic year 2004/05. Since then close cooperations with renowned colleagues from the faculty of Mathematical Finance, Business and Information Systems of the Technische Universität München and other reputable (inter-) national scientific partners have been established.

The program addresses students holding a bachelor’s degree in the fields of business sciences, computer science, business & information systems engineering, (industrial) engineering, finance and mathematics or other related disciplines.

The Elite Gradaute Program combines excellent professional courses in the fields of Financial Management, Business & Information Systems Engineering, Operations Management, Quantitative Finance and Resource Management, soft skills, multidisciplinary studies and international scientific and corporate partnerships. Thus, it offers very gifted and ambitious students an exceptional academic education. Admission to this specific educational program featuring intensive individual support provides for concentrated, international, efficient and, at the same time, cross-linked, practical studies.

Graduating students attain a Master´s degree in Science with honors at the end of this program and are able to fill responsible leadership-positions in business, science and administration.


  • ​Anna-Luisa Müller (Class of 2007) – PhD student, FIM Research Center, University Augsburg
    “FIM gave me an excellent foundation for my doctoral studies as I was supervised by a highly-esteemed researcher. It also provided me with an outstanding network, which allowed me to meet interesting personalities from research and practice as well as to find a number of good friends amongst my fellow students.“

  • Joe Kaeser – Chief Executive Officer, Siemens AG
    “The Elite Graduate Program “Finance & Information Management” offers both a scientific and practical education and therefore contributes to an excellent preparation for exceptional careers in business.”
For more information about the program visit http://www.fim-master.de/​​