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

Course calendar 2018

Course calendar 2019

Advanced Topics in Behavioral Finance
OrganizerGraduate School of Finance
Instructor Harrison Hong (Columbia University)
DatesAugust 15-17, 2018
PlaceAalto University School of Business, Helsinki, Finland
InformationVisit the course website
ApplicationsBy August 8, 2018. Applications to gsf @ aalto.fi, application instructions can be found on the course website
Travel Grant NFN offers Travel Grants for attending PhD students in finance coming from Nordic 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 advance to make sure that the NFN office has time to process your application and you have a chance to ensure the cheapest tickets available.


Empirical Asset Pricing II
OrganizerNorwegian School of Economics
Instructor Lars A. Lochstoer (UCLA Anderson School of Management)
DatesAugust 20-22 & December 11-12, 2018
PlaceNHH, Bergen, Norway
Information Syllabus
ApplicationsYou can register for the course by sending an e-mail to phd@nhh.no and Olga.Pushkash@nhh.no
Travel Grant NFN offers Travel Grants for attending PhD students in finance coming from Nordic 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 advance to make sure that the NFN office has time to process your application and you have a chance to ensure the cheapest tickets available.


PhD Mini Course on Industrial Organization and Corporate Finance: Theory, Empirics, and Policy
OrganizerKnut Wicksell Centre for Financial Studies at Lund University and the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN)
InstructorProfessor Lars Persson and Dr Joacim Tåg (Research Institute of Industrial Economics)
DatesMarch 11-15, 2019
PlaceKnut Wicksell Centre for Financial Studies, Lund, Sweden
Information PDF
ApplicationsApplications (cover letter, CV and recommendation letter) are sent directly to elisabeth.gustafsson (at) ifn.se by December 31, 2018.
Travel Grant NFN offers Travel Grants for attending PhD students in finance coming from Nordic institutions outside of Sweden. 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 advance to make sure that the NFN office has time to process your application and you have a chance to ensure the cheapest tickets available.

Topics in Empirical Asset Pricing
OrganizerGraduate School of Finance
Instructor Tarun Chordia (Emory University)
DatesApril 15-18, 2019
PlaceAalto University School of Business, Helsinki, Finland
InformationLink to the course website is here. This NFN course refers to part II of the GSF course Empirical Asset Pricing. This intensive course is worth 3 ECTS credits. Grading by a closed book exam and a term paper.
ApplicationsApplication deadline is April 1, application instructions can be found on the course web page.
Travel Grant NFN offers Travel Grants for attending PhD students in finance coming from Nordic 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 advance to make sure that the NFN office has time to process your application and you have a chance to ensure the cheapest tickets available.

PhD Summer School in Finance
OrganizerNTNU Business School (Florentina Paraschiv, Professor of Financial Economics)
DatesAugust 22 - September 6, 2019
PlaceNTNU Business School, Trondheim, Norway
InformationQuantitative Aspects of Financial Regulation, 3 ECTS
Professor Florentina Paraschiv, NTNU Business School
August 22-23, 2019

Empirical Banking - Methods and Applications, 3 ECTS
Professor Steven Ongena, University of Zurich
August 26-29, 2019

Complexity & Behaviour, 3 ECTS
Professor Cars Hommes, University of Amsterdam
August 26-29, 2019

PhD Workshop
September 2, 2019

Empirical Finance, 3 ECTS
Professor Paul Söderlind, University of St. Gallen
September 3-6, 2019

Real Estate Finance, 3 ECTS
Professor Roland Füss, University of St. Gallen
September 3-6, 2019

The summer school if funded by the Norwegian Finance Initiative (NFI) and NTNU

More information here
ApplicationsTo apply, please send an email to Randi Leikvold, randi.leikvold (@) ntnu.no
Travel Grant NFN offers Travel Grants for a limited number of attending PhD students in finance coming from Nordic 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 advance to make sure that the NFN office has time to process your application and you have a chance to ensure the cheapest tickets available. Please note that the individual travel grant covers travel costs and accommodation up to five nights.