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Department of Finance

Bachelor in Banking and Finance

Bachelor in Banking and Finance

The University of Zurich is widely recognized as the top university in Switzerland for Banking and Finance and is also the only university that offers a Bachelor's degree in Banking and Finance.

Our Bachelor's program in Banking and Finance is known for its innovative, practice-oriented, and applied teaching. With around 20 professorships at the department, students benefit from a high level of expertise.

Why BA Banking and Finance at the University of Zurich :

  • Innovative, practice-oriented and applied teaching.

  • High level of expertise due around 20 professorships at the department

  • Option to choose Banking and Finance as a major and minor


Appealing Location

The location of the University of Zurich in the internationally important business location and financial center of Zurich provides an excellent environment for studying Banking and Finance. The Bachelor's program in Banking and Finance teaches students the academic fundamentals of the world of banking and finance. The program includes interactive courses and external lectures from industry partners, providing students with the opportunity to get in touch with the professional world at an early stage.

Innovative, Practice-oriented, and Applied Teaching

The Department of Finance is known for its innovative range of courses, which are delivered through the Teaching Center. Students have access to a rich offering of podcasts, detailed OLAT (Online Learning and Training) courses, interactive eScripts, and the web-based classroom response tool KlickerUZH, which enable guided yet independent study.


Career Prospects and Further Study Programs

Graduates with a Bachelor's degree in Banking and Finance are qualified for direct entry into a profession or for subsequent Master's studies. The versatile and broad education enables graduates to take up responsible positions in banks, consulting companies, insurance companies, financial departments of industrial companies, as well as in the public sector.

More than half of the students continue their studies directly in the Master's program, while others choose to complete internships or enter professional life directly.


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