Finance Summer School

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

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.

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)

  • Investments
    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)

Program director


Filippo Ippolito

PhD, Saïd Business School (Oxford University)

UPF and Barcelona GSE

Apply for Summer School

Early-bird registration and payment deadline: March 10, 2020

Fees and discounts

Fees vary by course based on the number of lecture hours and practical hours.

You may be eligible for one or more available Summer School discounts. Our staff can provide a personalized quote for you.

See price list below

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Credit transfers (ECTS)

This program offers the option to be assessed and graded for the purpose of requesting ECTS credits from your home institution. 

See ECTS details and fees below