The Department for 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. Research results are relevant for industry, politics and society as a whole.

Research at the Institute for Banking and Finance is divided thematically into four core areas and several research centres, some of which are interdisciplinary and cross-institutional. In addition, the institute is embedded in various research networks, such as the university research focus on (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