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


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 Part I / Syllabys Part II. 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 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.

Numerical Methods in FInance and Economics
OrganizerBI Norwegian Business School
Instructor Espen Henriksen (BI Finance) and Alfonso Irarrazabal (BI Economics)
DatesPart 1: 5.-6.10.2017, Part 2: 19.-20.10.2017, Part 3: 2.-3.11.2017 & Part 4: 23.-24.11.2017
PlaceBI, Oslo, Norway
InformationOpen to finance PhD students at all stages.
Link to the course syllabus: here
ApplicationsApplications are sent to phd (@) bi.no
Application deadline 14.9.2017.
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.

Factor Models in Empirical Asset Pricing
OrganizerStockholm School of Economics
Instructor Peter Schotman (Maastricht University)
DatesMarch 5-9, 2018
Place Swedish House of Finance, Stockholm, Sweden
InformationMore information can be found here.
ApplicationsSend your application to jenny.wahlberg.andersson (@) hhs.se no later than three weeks before the start of the course. Please include your cv and a brief (max. one paragraph) motivation/explanation for your participation in the course.
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.

Topics in Empirical Asset Pricing
OrganizerGraduate School of Finance
Instructor Tarun Chordia (Emory University)
DatesApril 9-12, 2018
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 March 9, 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 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.

Industrial Organization and Corporate Finance
OrganizerStockholm School of Economics
Instructor Kristine Hankins (University of Kentucky)
DatesMay 14-15, 2018
PlaceStockholm School of Economics, Department of Economics, Stockholm, Sweden
InformationTBA
ApplicationsTBA
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.

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 Behavioural Finance
OrganizerGraduate School of Finance
Instructor Harrison Hong (Columbia University)
DatesAugust 15-17, 2018
PlaceAalto University School of Business, Helsinki, Finland
InformationTBA
ApplicationsTBA
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.