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Master of Financial and Actuarial Engineering

About the Programme

The Master of Financial and Actuarial Engineering (MFAE) programme is an intensive, advanced, one-year programme in English for university graduates interested in a career in risk management, financial and/or actuarial engineering within financial institutions. You will gain up-to-date, sound and advanced financial, actuarial and statistical skills.The discipline focuses on the application of quantitative methods to problems involving risk or uncertainty. You will gain an understanding of current and future problems and solutions in insurance and banking and be equipped with fundamental and conceptual knowledge of the mathematical and economic aspects of financial theory and insurance techniques.

  • Education Level: Academic Advanced Master Program
  • Language of Instruction: English
  • Degree: Master of Science (MSc) in Financial and Actuarial Engineering
  • Duration: One year (full-time), 60 ECTS credits 
  • Type: Daytime education, day classes only
  • Location: Leuven
  • Start of the programme:            
    • 1st semester: 3rd week of September - end of January (exams in January) 
    • 2nd semester: 2nd week of February - July (exams in June) 
    • Academic calendar


Please note that detailed programme information will not be available until three months prior to the start of your programme. The programme guides published before that date relate to the current academic year.

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