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The Junior Professorship for Finance, which was established in 2019, is part of the Institute for Finance (FBV), which also includes the Department of Financial Engineering and Derivatives, the Department of Finance and Banking, and the Department of Financial Economics and Risk Management. The junior professorship is held by Julian Thimme.



Seminar on "Macro Finance"

Join us this winter semester 2023/24 in our Bachelor seminar on the topic of "Macro Finance". The deadline for application via WiWi Portal is October 8. We're looking forward to seeing you!

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Lecture on "FinTech"

Financial institutions provide services that are important for the smooth allocation of capital in an economy. However, recent technological advances allow companies called "FinTechs" to challenge banks' traditional business models. This lecture will discuss recent developments and opportunities in Centralized and Decentralized Finance.

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Lecture on "Empirical Asset Pricing" in the winter semester

The course "Advanced Empirical Asset Pricing" in the winter semester 2023/2024 is aimed at Master's students interested in a specialisation in asset pricing. Basic knowledge from the course "Asset Pricing" is helpful.

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Become a new team member!

We are looking for a new PhD candidate (m/f/d) who would like to join our team as a research assistant. You find more information in the job advertisement linked below. If you are interested, please contact us directly at thimme@kit.edu.

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Big data
Seminar "Big Data in Finance"

In this master seminar, various recent papers at the intersection of the fields of Big Data and Finance will be discussed. In addition, students will complement the discussion with our their analyses of a dataset that is provided by us.

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Seminar "Financial Crises of the past 100 years"

Register for our seminar on financial crises until Oktober 5th! Students must be in a Bachelor program. 

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Machine Learning
Seminar "Machine Learning Stock Returns with Option Data"

Master students are welcome to apply for a spot in our seminar. Deadline: 1 April 2022.

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Lecture "Derivatives" in summer term 2022

In the upcoming summer semester we offer the course "Derivatives". It can be attended by students in the Bachelor as well as in the Master program.

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asset pricing
Lecture on "Asset Pricing" the upcoming summer term

Learn the basic concepts of "Asset Pricing" in our lecture in the summer term 2022. Students doing their Masters welcome!  

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Booster vaccination for students

Students from our faculty can get vaccinated against COVID-19 on January 7, 8, and 9. Together with other professors of the department, Julian Thimme will support the vaccination event.

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Seminar Financial Economics

In the winter semester 2021/2022, we are offering a Bachelor seminar on the topic of "FinTech on the Rise".

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"Team project" in the winter semester

In the winter semester 2021/2022 we offer a topic in the module "team projects". Students will develop a web application in groups of up to five people.

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HiWi wanted!

We're looking for a motivated student with programming skills to work on one of our projects (20h per month). Sounds good? Send your CV and transcript to viktoria.klaus@kit.edu.