The Department of Banking and Finance strives for the highest international quality in research and is one of Europe's leading departments in the research areas of Banking & Finance. Our research results are relevant for industry, politic and society as a whole.

Research at the Department of Banking and Finance is thematically divided into four core areas and several research centers, some of which are interdisciplinary and cross-institutional. In addition, the department is embedded in various research networks, such as the University Research Priority Program (URPP) Financial Market Regulation or the Swiss Finance Institute together with five other Swiss universities. 

Core areas

  • Banking & Insurance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Financial Economics
  • Quantitative Finance

Research centers