Barcelona, Spain


when 6 July 2020 - 17 July 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 1250

The Barcelona GSE Finance Summer School covers several key areas of finance, including corporate finance, investments, high frequency trading, derivatives and portfolio management.

Course list for 2020

Week 2 (July 6-10, 2020)

Empirical Corporate Finance
Instructor: Stefano Rossi (Bocconi University)

Corporate Finance
Instructor: Filippo Ippolito (UPF and Barcelona GSE)
Pricing Financial Derivatives
Instructor: Eulàlia Nualart (UPF and Barcelona GSE)

Week 3 (July 13-17, 2020)

Instructor: Javier Gil-Bazo (UPF and Barcelona GSE)

Advanced Portfolio Management
Instructor: Francesco Sangiorgi (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management)

Rise of the Machines: Electronic Markets and High-frequency Trading
Instructor: Roberto Pascual (University of the Balearic Islands)

Investing in Fixed Income
Instructor: Mary Pieterse-Bloem (Erasmus School of Economics)

Note: applicants can combine these courses with courses in other programs happening during Week 1 (June 29 - July 3)

Course leader

It is directed by Filippo Ippolito ( UPF and Barcelona GSE).

Target group

Who will benefit from this program?
The courses are designed for a mix audience of masters and graduate students, and professionals who want to refresh and expand their knowledge in the various areas of finance.

The schedule is designed to allow students to participate in all courses in the Finance program.

Courses can also be taken individually or in combination with courses in other BGSE Summer School programs, schedule permitting.

Course aim

The school is aimed primarily at graduate students and professionals. Each of the courses combines a mixture of lectures and practical classes. The focus is on the implementation of theoretical concepts through practical examples.

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 1250: 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.