Master’s degree in Risk Management for Insurance, Banking and Finance

About the training

This master’s degree program is built up on the experience of the IAE Nantes – Economics & Management and more particularly on the knowledge of the bank developed since 1992 as well as on the experience of the Asian markets acquired thanks to the Franco-Chinese International Management Center since 1995. It is aimed at executives working in banking and financial establishments in Southeast Asia, or in companies integrating divisions dealing with finance, credit, insurance, stock market, markets financial advisers, or even advising financial institutions.

The master’s degree RMIBF is a 2 years program. The year 1 – semester 1 offers a common curriculum in business management. Specialization in Risk Management for Insurance, Banking and Finance begins in the semester 2. For the year 2, students are registered both at RULE and Nantes University and they follow the curriculum developed by the French university. 

About the French University

In 50 years, the University of Nantes has brought training and research to the highest level. In 2015, it joined the Times Higher Education ranking of the most renowned and prestigious universities in the world. In 2017, it won the I-Site label (Science, Innovation, Territories, Economy Initiatives) of the “Investissement d’Avenir” program thanks to the NExT project. This incredible dynamic now allows the University of Nantes to be part of a real strategy of development and international influence while remaining open to all.

Within its campuses, knowledge intersects. The University of Nantes carries multidisciplinary in its genes. 37,000 students work there in 20 components, 164 state diplomas are represented, 44 laboratories work in all fields of knowledge.

The University of Nantes has been strongly committed to academic cooperation in Cambodia for several years. This commitment appears in the offer of training programs such as this master’s degree program in Risk Management for Insurance, Banking and Finance delivered at RULE as well as in the participation to capacity building projects, projects funded by the Erasmus + program of the European Union and of which RULE is also a stakeholder.

Common core – Semester 1

  • Business ethics (20h)
  • Financial Accounting (40h)
  • Marketing Management (24h)
  • Operations Management (24h)
  • Management Control (24h)
  • Financial Management (24h)
  • Business Statistics (24h)
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods (24h)
  • Research Methodology (12h)

Risk Management in Insurance, Banking and Finance – Semester 2

  • Basic Principles of Insurance (18h)
  • Financial Markets (18h)
  • Fundamentals of risk management (18h)
  • Market Economy and International Finance (18h)
  • Professional Report


Admission requirements (graduate, master, other/ experience etc.)

Year 1:

  • Applicants must hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in any field related to economics and management
  • Passing the entrance test. 

Entrance test:

  • Every year in August / September
  • 4 topics: English, problem solving and quantitative reasoning and general knowledge in economics and management;
  • Download the Test records from previous years here (2017 | 2018 | 2019 | 2020).
  • Download the correction of Test records from previous years here ( 2018 | 2020).

Year 2: 

  • Students who have followed and successfully completed the first year of the master’s degree program are directly accepted in year 2.
  • Students wishing to integrate the program directly in the second year must prove that they have successfully completed a first year of a master’s in any field relating to economics and management. They must also have an interview with the program director.

Language(s) and requirements (TOEFL, DELF…)

  • The master’s degree program is fully taught in English.
  • Students must demonstrate a very good command, both oral and written, of English.
  • The most common language tests are accepted.

Registration Fees

  • 1500$/year in one installment
  • 1600$/year in two installments (800$/semester)


  • Registration opening: June / July
  • Entrance test: August / September
  • Interview for direct admission to M2: September
  • Calendar of the academic year: October – August
  • Courses from Monday to Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., exceptionally on weekends when visiting professors come.
  • Director of business lines within the bank industry
  • Network director
  • Regional director
  • Director of agency/branch
  • Responsible for corporate and institutional clients
  • Risk controller
  • Banking management controller
  • Financial director
  • Financing manager
  • Information systems developer for the bank

Mr Laurent MESMANN

  • Advisor to the Rector in charge of the double degrees at RULE
  • [email protected]
  • +855 (0)68 98 98 18


  • Deputy Head of Project
  • French Cooperation Department in Economics and Management
  • [email protected]
  • +855 012 343 573

Ms THENG Chanthy

  • Operations Manager
  • French Cooperation Department in Economics and Management
  • [email protected]
  • +855 012 581 150

Ms SOK Marineth

  • Administrative Coordinator
  • French Cooperation Department in Economics and Management
  • [email protected]
  • +855 096 905 39 88