Department of Banking and Finance

The Department of Banking and Finance (DBF) at the University of Zurich (founded in 1968 as Swiss Banking Institute) has a broad expertise in its four core areas of Banking, Corporate Finance, Financial Economics and Quantitative Finance.

We foster interdisciplinary in research and teaching. The DBF provides a knowledge transfer at the highest level and as such has also designed an executive teaching program that caters to the needs of finance professionals.

With 20 professors and more than 130 employees, the DBF is a leading finance group in the German-speaking part of Europe.

Our contact details

Department of Banking and Finance

Plattenstrasse 14
8032 Zürich


Tel: +41 44 634 29 51 (for general enquiries)

For specific enquiries, please call the number of the appropriate secretariat.

Fax: +41 44 634 49 03


Digital business card (.vcf)


Our offices are distributed among the following six buildings:

Plattenstrasse 14, 8032 Zürich (3rd floor)
Plattenstrasse 30, 8032 Zürich
Plattenstrasse 32, 8032 Zürich
Andreasstrasse 15, 8050 Zürich
Schanzeneggstrasse 1, 8002 Zürich (CUREM)


The rooms of our department's employees are also listed in the Telephone- and email directory of the University of Zurich.