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DSF is a private institute set up in a reaction to the recent financial crisis by leaders within the finance industry (ING Bank, ABN Amro, RBS, NYSE Euronext, Aegon, APG, De Nederlandsche Bank, SNS Reaal, Houthoff Buruma etc.) and top Dutch Universities (RSM Erasmus University, University of Amsterdam, Tilburg University, VU University Amsterdam and Tinbergen Institute).

The specialized DSF Master’s in Finance (and Law) programmes boasts a more comprehensive and rigorous understanding of finance than any other traditional Master’s degree.

Being a private institute allows us to provide 100% financial aid to all successful candidates. Each student’s tuition fees will differ based on the merit of their application. Our teaching methodology is career focused hence selection is rigorous and heavily based on your potential for employment after graduation. Visiting faculty, are considered to be the best within their areas of specialization and represent professors from Harvard, Wharton, Columbia, Stanford and Georgetown to name a few.

At Duisenberg school of finance, we are committed to providing excellent financial education in order to create the next generation of responsible financial leaders. To achieve this, leading industry practitioners and world-class academics joined to develop a set of forward-looking financial programmes. These programmes integrate theory and practice, as valued by Wim Duisenberg, and encourage critical thinking and continuous reflection on the dynamic financial landscape.

The financial crisis has had a visibly large impact on the financial sector and challenges us to question and explore some of the traditional foundations of finance. The Duisenberg school of finance programmes explore lessons learned by recognizing how the financial crisis has revealed limits in traditional valuation and risk controls, as well as how financial behavior is affected by cognitive biases, opportunistic incentives and regulatory arbitrage.
Our faculty is comprised of distinguished international top researchers with specializations in areas, such as financial markets, risk management, asset pricing, entrepreneurial finance, financial regulation and corporate governance. Duisenberg school of finance’s impressive faculty will produce financial leaders who fully grasp the fundamentals of finance, but moreover, who possess candour and an analytical, yet innovative approach to finance. With such preparation, Duisenberg school of finance graduates to be confident in finding attractive employment opportunities.

You are most welcome to download the DSF brochure and visit the pages of the programs offered, as well as contact us regarding any question or to ask more information about the school, the programs, the admission process and anything else you would like to know (email us)

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MSc in Risk Management

MSc in Corporate Finance and Banking

MSc in Finance and Law

LLM in Finance and Law

MPhil/PhD in Finance