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Department of Banking and Finance

Media Enquiries

For media enquiries, please contact our Communication Officer Cornelia Kegele.

The DBF is an independent and non-partisan institution with a high level of expertise in almost all areas of financial market economics. Many of our specialists are happy to provide information on current topics relating to the financial world.

Our communication mission

As part of the University of Zurich, the DBF is largely financed by public funds. It is therefore committed to bringing its expertise to the public debate.

The members of the DBF enjoy the freedom of teaching and research. They, therefore, speak first and foremost for themselves. However, the DBF has formulated a code of honor for the public statements of its members. 

Code of honour

Our statements are factual and reflect the current best state of knowledge. We explicitly try to identify value judgments and political statements that cannot be avoided as such.

We are aware that our opinions affect the reputation of the DBF, the University of Zurich, and academic teaching and research in general.