Call for Applications - Intake September 2016

The MSc in Risk Management is the first Master’s level program in Greece to focus specifically on Financial and Energy Risk Management. The program is an approved Academic Partner with Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). The aim of the program is to fulfill the increasing demand of local and regional financial institutions, energy and insurance companies for risk management knowledge and best practices. 

The MSc in Risk Management is a one year program. In the first semester, the students acquire the theoretical and quantitative knowledge that is necessary to understand the complex structure of financial markets. In the second semester, students can specialize their expertise on either financial or energy risk management (through two electives). The last three months of the academic year are devoted in the writing of dissertation. The lectures are taught in English.

The MSc in Risk Management links theory with practice by organizing seminars from professionals who will present the day-to-day practice of Risk Management in order to offer their expertise to the students.

The MSc in Risk Management covers the first level examination fees of either the FRM or ERP designation.


The program is seeking students, with deep interest in risk management, who have just completed their undergraduate studies and/or executives who are employed in a risk management department or desire to make a change in their career. Participants will understand thoroughly the importance of risk management from both a quantitative and qualitative perspective and will gain from the expertise of Professors who head the risk departments of financial institutions or energy companies. 

Submission Deadline:

- 31/8/2016

Places available are limited and applications are evaluated with priority order.

Required Documents:

  1. Application form
  2. Two recent passport size photographs
  3. CV in English
  4. Two confidential recommendation letters, by the interview date
  5. Certified Copies of all University Degrees / Diplomas (Recognition by the Hellenic National Academic Recognition Information Centre (DOATAP) is required)
  6. Official Transcripts of marks received (with certified translation in English if not in Greek)
  7. Proof of employment record, if any
  8. English language certification verifying adequate command of the language

The program tuition fees for the academic year 2016-2017 come to 4.300€ that can be paid in two installments

MSc in Risk Management

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