The Bridge to an International Financial Career

Master in Finance, Insurance and Risk Management (MaFirm)

About the master

The Master prepares for a career in highly-skilled jobs in the financial industry. The MaFirm is an upper level master  of the ESOMAS Department at the University of Torino since 1998. Our graduates use their advanced quantitative finance and econometrics skills in asset management, banks, insurers, hedge funds, consulting firms and major corporations. Such skills also open up opportunities in institutions like central banks, regulators, sovereign wealth funds and sovereign organizations. The outstanding academic background provided by the program also allows graduate students fast-track access to PhD programs in finance.

Program Strenghts

  • A selected Faculty from leading universities, alongside the experience of finance and banking professionals.
  • Everyday contact with the scholars and researchers of Collegio Carlo Alberto and access to the scientific activities and events hosted at the Collegio.
  • Merit-based tuition waivers offered by our sponsors.
  • Career days and an outstanding network of our Alumni.
  • A New FinTech Sequence, alongside the traditional Quantitative Finance backbone.
  • The award of a second level Master in Finance, Insurance, and Risk Management degree from the University of Torino.
  • A fast track access to PhD Programmes in Finance (see placement).

Scientific Committee

Davide Alfonsi (Head Of Risk Management, Intesa Sanpaolo), Fabio Bagliano (Collegio Carlo Alberto, University of Torino and Cerp), Bernardo Bortolotti (University of Torino and Director, Sovereign Investment Lab), Paolo Brandimarte (Polytechnic University of Torino), Matthijs Breugem (Collegio Carlo Alberto), Michel Dacorogna (Scientific Advisor At SCOR), Elsa Fornero (University of Torino and Director, Cerp), Silverio Foresi (Goldman Sachs New York), Pietro Garibaldi (Collegio Carlo Alberto, University of Torino), Elisa Luciano Collegio Carlo Alberto (University of Torino and LTI), Roberto Marfè (Collegio Carlo Alberto, University of Torino), Paolo Montiferrari (Head Of Risk Managment), Banca Patrimoni Sella & C, Toti Musumeci  (University of Torino), Giovanna Nicodano (Collegio Carlo Alberto, University of Torino, Cerp, EGCI and Netspar), Luca Regis (University of Torino And LTI), Maria Cristina Rossi (On Leave) (Collegio Carlo Alberto, University of Torino, Cerp and Netspar), Guido Antonio Rossi (University of Torino), Giorgio Spriano (Chief Risk Officer, Intesa Sanpaolo), Davide Tinelli (Ceo, Fondaco Sgr S.P.A.).

The Master in Finance Poster

Collegio Carlo Alberto was included by Inomics in the Top 20 Places to Do a Master

Listed in the worldwide ranking 2023 of the guide to World’s Leading Quantitative Finance Master Programmes

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2022 in the field of Financial Markets

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