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

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 2018

Four courses will be offered in the Banking Summer School:

Week 1 (June 25-29, 2018)

  • Banking Theory
    Instructor: Xavier Freixas (UPF and BGSE)
  • Empirical Banking - Methodological Aspects
    Instructor: Stephen Ongena (University of Zurich and Swiss Finance Institute)

Week 2 (July 2-6, 2018)

  • Bank Regulation
    Instructor: Enrico Perotti (University of Amsterdam)
  • Empirical Banking - Applications
    Instructor: José-Luis Peydró (ICREA-UPF and BGSE)

See below for detailed course descriptions and instructor biographies

Course schedule

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.

Time table for banking summer school

* Paper presentations will only take place if sufficient papers are submitted.

Program director

faculty

Xavier Freixas

PhD, Université de Toulouse

UPF and Barcelona GSE
faculty

José-Luis Peydró

PhD, INSEAD

ICREA-UPF and Barcelona GSE

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Dates and deadlines

  • Early bird payment: March 5, 2018
  • Applications close: June 1, 2018
  • Week 1 course dates: June 25-29, 2018
  • Week 2 course dates: July 2-6, 2018

Course fees

  • Regular Fee: 1200€
  • Reduced Fee: 675€*

* Reduced Fee applies to PhD/Masters students, including Barcelona GSE students.

The fees listed are for each course in the Banking Program. Multiple course discounts are available. Fees for courses in other Summer School programs may vary.

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