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DAS in Finance

The degree program «DAS in Finance» conveys a comprehensive understanding of the principles of financial management. It is the first part of the flexible Executive MBA. The following courses are part of it:

  • Managerial economics
  • Financial accounting
  • Economic environment
  • Managerial data analysis and forecasting
  • Valuation I and II
  • Corporate financial policy

Each course includes team projects as well as homework assignments and a mid-term and/or final exam. It takes seven months of study (January to May and August to September; every other Friday/Saturday) and leads to 30 ECTS points.


Tuition fees and expenses

  • CHF 27,000 (including optional Preparatory courses participation, lunch/refreshments and books/online materials)
  • Accommodation and dinner at the Hotel Seepark Thun: at own cost
  • Payment due before courses start (including deposit of CHF 7,000 upon acceptance)


Next start

  • January 2018
  • Application deadline: 15.11.2017
  • Maximum 5 participants per year



  • A Diploma of Advanced Studies from the Universität Bern (DAS in Finance)
  • A certificate from the University of Rochester (proving that participants have successfully completed all examinations important for later accreditation towards the EMBA program)


More information about the flexible EMBA