Turkish-German University (TAU) in Istanbul offers a two-year master degree program in International Finance. The degree program is oriented towards working students looking to obtain essential skills and methods in the fields of international finance, investment and trade. Modern teaching methods make the program accessible to students holding day-time jobs. Teaching takes place either in evening classes taught on the TAU campus in Beykoz, Istanbul, or through ICT-based distance learning. Internships and optional study abroad (Germany or other EU countries) are available, in part with financial support from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

Study Programm & Application


The master degree program is built on cooperation between the Turkish-German University its partners and stakeholders. The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) provides financial support, including excursions to, and study periods in, Germany. Lecturers include Turkish and German university professors and professionals from various parts of the finance industry. The degree program includes internships with local partners and stakeholders in Istanbul as well as internships in Germany and other EU countries.

Duration & Application

  • Duration: Two-year master degree program.
  • Application Period: August 1st - August 31st, 2020
  • Registration date: September 28 - October 3, 2020.
  • Interview dates will be announced later.
  • Please click here for more information and application form: tau application admission


International Finance with a particular focus on applied finance. Modules on finance for investment, finance for trade, finance for investment and development. Interdisciplinary approach with particular attention to finance for social inclusion.

Teaching Mode & Concept

Evening classes and distance learning suitable for students with day-time jobs. Master degree program oriented towards working students, completely taught in English. Students obtain fundamental knowledge and skills in quantitative methods and techniques in the area of finance. Interdisciplinary cooperation with social sciences, in particular law and political science. Implementation of innovative teaching methods, in particular distance learning with information & communication technology.



Program Coordinator

  • Prof. Dr. Henning Rosenau (Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg)
  • Prof. Dr. Martin Klein (Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg)

Head of Department

  • Dr. S. Emre Çekin

Academic Staff

  • Prof. Dr. Mehmet Şükrü Tekbaş
  • Prof. Dr. Ahmet Göksel Yücel
  • Dr. Tobias Weirowski (Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg)
  • Dr. Levent Yılmaz
  • Dr. Michael Schöppe (BaFin)
  • Dr. Dmitrij Senko (Member of the Executive Board and Chief Risk Officer at Eurex Clearing)
  • Dr. Michail Koslov (Deutsche Boerse)
  • Dr. Markus Slevogt (President of AHK, Amarkon-Group)
  • Prof. Dr. Alpaslan Akay (University of Gothenburg)
  • Dr. Tugba Zeydanli (Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg)


Martin-Luther-University | Martin-Luther-Universität
  • Universitätsplatz 10, 06108 Halle (Saale), Germany
  • Phone 1: +49 (345) 5523326
  • Phone 2: +49 (345) 5523329
  • E-Mail: Maximilien Goux (M.Sc.)
  • maximilien.goux@wiwi.uni-halle.de
  • (DAAD Program Assistant)
Türk-Alman Üniversitesi | Türkisch-Deutsche Universität
  • Şahinkaya Cad. 86 - 34820 Beykoz / İSTANBUL
  • Phone: +90 (216) 333 30 00
  • Deutschsprachige Anrufer / Calls from abroad: +90 (216) 333 30 04