The Master's program focuses on five main topics:
- Banking: In Banking, students take an in-depth look at the structure and functioning of credit institutions.
- Corporate Finance: In Corporate Finance, students deal with corporate finance and investment economics.
- Financial Economics: Financial Economics deals with resource allocation and pricing in capital and financial markets.
- Quantitative Finance: Quantitative Finance deals with the analysis of topics relevant to financial markets using methods of applied mathematics.
- Sustainable Finance: Sustainability and responsibility in banking and finance are becoming increasingly important.
The Sustainable Finance Minor offers an in-depth understanding of the financial market's role in sustainability. It also covers various modules related to sustainability and responsibility.
- Environmental and Financial Sustainability
- Sustainable Investing
- Microfinance and Impact Investing
- Sustainable Finance and Networks
- Empirical Methods in Sustainable Banking
- Advanced Sustainability Economics [ETHZ]
The following modules take up selected aspects of sustainability and responsibility:
- Corporate Governance
- Climate change and finance: metrics to assess risks and opportunities
- Global Poverty and Economic Development
- Literature, Economics and History: Illiteratus Homo Oeconomicus?
- Philosophy of Science
- Corporate Risk and Resilience - how future leaders can navigate the risk landscape
- Ethics, Sustainability and Financial Markets
- Corporate Social Responsibility
- The modules Corporate Finance and Continuous Time Quantitative Finance address individual aspects of sustainability and responsibility.