Barcelona Banking Summer School

The Barcelona Banking Summer School offers a variety of courses taught by recognized experts in their fields. The 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.

The schedule of the Barcelona Banking Summer School is designed to allow students to participate in all the courses offered. However, courses can be taken individually.

The courses are designed for graduate students specializing in banking and financial markets, as well as 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.

To be considered for admission, applicants must have:

  • Strong background in Economics
  • Working knowledge of English

There is limited space in the Barcelona GSE Summer School Courses. Among the candidates who meet the eligibility criteria, the Barcelona GSE will select those with more outstanding professional and/or academic careers. Experience in financial institutions such as central banks will be valued.