Barcelona, Spain


when 29 June 2020 - 10 July 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 1150

Summer courses cover recent developments in different areas of banking, including theoretical and empirical aspects of banking, banking regulation and supervision, financial markets and payments systems. During the courses, the faculty are available to discuss research ideas and projects with the program participants.

Course list for 2020

Week 1 (June 29-July 3, 2020)

Banking Theory
Instructor: Xavier Freixas (UPF and Barcelona GSE)

Empirical Banking - Methodological Aspects
Instructor: Stephen Ongena (University of Zurich and Swiss Finance Institute)

Week 2 (July 6-10, 2020)

Bank Regulation
Instructor: Thorstein Beck (Cass Business School)

Empirical Tools/Applications in Banking and Macro-Finance
Instructor: José-Luis Peydró (ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE)

Course leader

It is directed by Xavier Freixas, Professor in the Department of Economics and Business of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and Barcelona GSE Research Professor.

Target group

Who will benefit from this program?

Graduate students specializing in banking and financial markets
Faculty members or researchers
Central bankers and regulators wishing to brush up on their knowledge of the field and be exposed to the latest advances in academic research

Course aim

The schedule is designed to allow students to participate in all courses in the Banking program.
Courses can also be taken individually or in combination with courses in other BGSE Summer School programs, schedule permitting.

Credits info

3 EC
At the conclusion of the Summer Schools, participants will receive a certificate for the number of hours attended. Starting in the 2020 edition, the Barcelona GSE Summer School will offer participants the possibility of being assessed for the purpose of requesting official credit transfers (ECTS).

Fee info

EUR 1150: Regular Fee - Reduced Fee


Reduced Fee applies to PhD/Masters students, including Barcelona GSE students and Alumni.
Multiple course selection, groups and partner discounts are available.
EARLY BIRD discount if confirming by March 10, 2020.