Courses

Courses and workshops organized within NFN are open to finance PhD students and faculty from all Nordic universities or business schools irrespective of whether their home institution is a member of NFN.

Past courses

Forthcoming courses


Doctoral Seminar in Finance: What they do not teach you in Graduate School
OrganizerGraduate School of Finance
InstructorProfessor Utpal Bhattacharya (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology)
DatesAugust 7-11, 2017
PlaceAalto University School of Business, Helsinki, Finland
InformationInformation about the course can be found here.
ApplicationsApplication deadline is July 30, application instructions can be found in the course web page.
Travel Grant NFN offers Travel Grants for attending PhD students in finance, who come from one of the NFN member institutions, outside of Finland. To apply for the Travel Grant, please use this form and send it to NFN office nfn (@) aalto.fi. Please, send the application well in advanse to make sure that NFN-office has time to prossess your application and you have chance to ensure the cheapest tickets available.

Workshop in Advanced Empirical Asset Pricing
OrganizerNorwegian School of Economics (NHH)
InstructorTeaching: Lars Lochstoer (UCLA Anderson School of Management)
DatesPart I: 21, 22, 23 August 2017, Part II (with participant presentations): 11, 12 December 2017
PlaceNHH, Bergen, Norway
InformationOpen to finance faculty and dissertation-stage finance PhD students. Syllabus. Information about lodging etc: Mai-Linn.Spigseth@nhh.no
ApplicationsMai-Linn.Spigseth@nhh.no
Travel Grant NFN offers Travel Grants for attending PhD students in finance, who come from one of the NFN member institutions, outside of Norway. To apply for the Travel Grant, please use this form and send it to NFN office nfn (@) aalto.fi. Please, send the application well in advanse to make sure that NFN-office has time to prossess your application and you have chance to ensure the cheapest tickets available.

Climate Finance
OrganizerGraduate School of Finance
Instructor Harrison Hong (Columbia University)
DatesAugust 16 - 18, 2017
PlaceAalto University School of Business, Helsinki, Finland
InformationInformation about the course can be found here.
ApplicationsApplication deadline is July 30, application instructions can be found in the course web page.
Travel Grant NFN offers Travel Grants for attending PhD students in finance, who come from one of the NFN member institutions, outside of Finland. To apply for the Travel Grant, please use this form and send it to NFN office nfn (@) aalto.fi. Please, send the application well in advanse to make sure that NFN-office has time to prossess your application and you have chance to ensure the cheapest tickets available.

Financial Markets and Alternative Investments
OrganizerGraduate School of Finance
Instructor Matti Suominen (Aalto University)
DatesSeptember 4-8, 2017
PlaceAalto University School of Business, Helsinki, Finland
InformationThis course offers a doctoral level introduction to theoretical and empirical research on the financial market inefficiencies, alternative risk premia, and institutional investors' including hedge funds' dynamic investment strategies. As a whole, the course aims to advance the ability of students to develop research ideas of their own and work in the field of alternative investments.
Link to the course web page: here
ApplicationsApplication deadline is August 14, application instructions can be found in the course web page.
Travel Grant NFN offers Travel Grants for attending PhD students in finance, who come from one of the NFN member institutions, outside of Finland. To apply for the Travel Grant, please use this form and send it to NFN office nfn (@) aalto.fi. Please, send the application well in advanse to make sure that NFN-office has time to prossess your application and you have chance to ensure the cheapest tickets available.