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


Econometric Foundations for Finance
OrganizerNord University
Instructor Francisco Santos (NHH) & Paul Søderlind (University of St.Gallen)
DatesMay 22-23 & August 20-26, 2018
PlaceBodø, Norway
InformationMore information about the course here.
Applications Application link


Empirical Corporate Finance
OrganizerGraduate School of Finance
Instructor Renée Adams (University of New South Wales)
DatesJune 4-8, 2018
PlaceAalto University School of Business, Helsinki, Finland
InformationLink to the course web page: gsf.aalto.fi/ecf
ApplicationsBy May 14, 2018. Applications to gsf @ aalto.fi, 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.


Special Topics in Corporate Finance
OrganizerNorwegian School of Economics
Instructor Jonathan M. Karpoff (Foster School of Business, University of Washington)
DatesJune 18-21, 2018 (9-12 daily)
PlaceNorwegian School of Economics, Bergen, Norway
Information Course website
ApplicationsIn order to register, please contact phd@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 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.


Summer School on Market Microstructure
OrganizerStockholm Business School
Instructor Thierry Foucault (HEC Paris) and Albert Menkveld (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
DatesJune 25-29, 2018
Place Stockholm Business School, Stockholm, Sweden
InformationFor more details, please visit here. The course is worth 3 ECT. The course fee is waived for PhD students from NFN institutions.
ApplicationsFill in the application here. The deadline for the first round of applications is November 30, 2017. Due to classroom size there is only a limited amount of places available.
Travel Grant NFN offers Travel Grants for attending PhD students in finance, who come from one of the NFN member 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.

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
ApplicationsVisit the course website
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 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, 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 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, who come from one of the NFN member 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.