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Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

Faculty of Banking, Finance and Insurance Sciences

Study abroad and exchanges

The international programmes for the students of the Faculty:

  • Language courses - LaTE
  • Summer Programmes - FPA
  • Exchange - ISEP
  • Study Abroad / Premier Scholars Programme
  • International Thesis Scholarship
  • Internships/work abroad

Thanks to the international partnership with Fordham University, graduate students of Banking and finance and Economics of Markets and Financial Intermediaries can obtain, at the end of their course of course of study, the Dual Degree in:

  • Graduate Degree in Banking, Finance and Insurance Sciences;
  • Graduate Degree in Global Finance.

Thanks to the international partnership with University of North Carolina at Charlotte, graduate students of the Faculty can obtain, at the end of their course of study, the Dual Degree in:

  • Graduate Degree in Banking, Finance and Insurance Sciences
  • Graduate Degree in Mathematical Finance.

Placement

The Faculty has established the “Faculty-Placement” Board in order to strengthen its links with companies and supervisory authorities. The board comprises prominent figures from the Italian financial community (CEOs and HR Managers)

Agreements and memberships

Graduates in Economics of Markets and Financial Intermediaries and in Banking and Finance (Graduate Degrees) will be admitted as ordinary AIAF members free of charge for the first year and with a reduced fee for the next three.

The CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Institute has accredited the Graduate Degrees in Banking and Finance and Economics of Markets and Financial Intermediaries. Thanks to the agreement, these degrees will be part of the affiliation programme awarded to Universities that provide courses meeting quality requirements in the area of investment management.
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Training courses and Visiting professors

In the context of a growing internationalisation, in the 2017/18 academic year the Faculty will see the presence of the following visiting professors:

prof. Alan Agresti, University of Florida; prof. Jens-Hinrich Binder, Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen; prof. Andy Naranjo, University of Florida; prof. Elena Pesavento, Emory University Atlanta; prof. Lukas Roth, Alberta School of Business

The Faculty

In its aim to place the graduate at the centre of the national financial community and provide access to international research topics and operational practices developed by major financial institutions, the Banking, Finance and Insurance Sciences promotes teaching and research as tools for the integral growth of the person and trains professionals in the field of financial management. The course of study provides solid training in the basic disciplines together with specialised skills in the areas of intermediaries and financial markets, social insurance and pension funds, as well as statistical and actuarial sciences.