Events and News

News, events, and important dates

All on-site events follow the currently applicable safety protocols.
  • Tuesday, November 3, 2020, 10:00 h - Webinar
    Hanlin Yang will defend his PhD Thesis titled "Learning and Systematic Investing".
    Please contact for login details to the webinar.
  • Instead of our annual PhD BBQ, our second-year students decided to get more fresh air and benefit from the beautiful Zurich area. They are organizing a hike up on Uetliberg on Sunday, September 25 (weather permitting). Photos to follow!
  • We’ll kick off the semester officially with a PhD Welcome event on Tuesday, September 29. We’ll be exploring the city of Zurich together, followed by an Apéro.
  • SFI PhD Student Alexandra Matyunina has been awarded the Swiss National Science Foundation’s Doc.CH grant. The grant funds promising young researchers during their PhD dissertation. Alexandra will investigate the benefits of bank lending specialization in economic development and her main advisor is Prof. Steven Ongena. Congratulations!
  • Our PhD Candidates Gianluca de Nard, Yushi Peng and Gazi Kabas have each won a "Candoc" grant for their proposed research projects. Candoc funding goes toward promising young academics who would like to work on an excellent PhD thesis at the University of Zurich, and we are excited for our junior researchers! Congratulations!

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