The MA in Financial Economics is designed to provide students with an in-depth knowledge of finance and economics, and with tools that will enable them to cope with the issues and challenges of the global business-economic environment.

About the Program


  • The program is designed for candidates from Israel and abroad who have strong analytical and quantitative skills and who are interested in becoming top financial economists. Suitable candidates include outstanding graduates from economics and business programs, as well as engineers, computer science majors, and graduates of exact science disciplines who have strong quantitative skills.
  • In the full-time program (14 months), classes are held on Monday and Thursday afternoons and Friday mornings. There are 6 mini semesters of 6 weeks each, with two-week exam periods in between. Each mini semester includes between 4-5 courses. Refer to the academic calendar on page 19 for additional information.
  • Students can choose to study in a part-time format, and spread out their studies over a two-year period (26 months). In the part-time program each mini semester includes between 2-3 courses.

Program Highlights


  • As part of the Practicum, students visit London’s financial center, and it includes visits to financial institutions such as Goldman Sachs, Bloomberg, Citi, BlackRock, Merrill Lynch, and others. The visits consist of lectures by top executives and presentations by students. This trip also provides an opportunity for students to network and for the companies to provide information regarding career opportunities abroad. Costs of the trip are not included in the tuition.
  • The MA in Financial Economics program has an exchange agreement with the MA program in Quantitative Finance at the University of Washington, St. Louis. Students who participate in the exchange program study in St. Louis from August to December, towards the end of their studies.
  • The program offers internship opportunities to students towards the end of their course of studies. The internships are typically two months long, and provide unique opportunities to work in real financial positions.

What Are You Going To Study?

* Jointly taught with other graduate programs. Scheduling may not coincide with the MAFE schedule. Some restrictions may apply.​

 

  • For the entire list of courses please refer to the Student Handbook 
  • The academic administration of Reichman University reserves the right to make changes to the curriculum.​
Nicole Gollner, Austria
Senior Transfer Pricing Consultant at Deloitte

"The Financial Economics program offers an in-depth education in the field of Finance and manages to build the important bridge between theoretical knowledge and practice. I enjoyed studying in this very supportive environment, which makes Reichman University so outstanding."

Felipe Lacs Sichel, Brazil
Strategist at Banco Modal

"Studying MAFE at Reichman University has put me in touch with the most current topics in financial markets and monetary policy, both of which were essential in advancing my career."

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