3504066: Seminar in finance

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Semester:SS 13
Scheduled in semester:2
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:20.0 L / 15.0 h
Self-directed study time:105.0 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


Master's degree programme in Banking and Financial Management (01.10.2008)


Annually changing topics about theoretical challenges in finance, e.g.:

  • Decision Theory Challenges in Finance
  • Evaluation of Risk and Profit in Finance
  • Evaluation of Classic and Alternative Financial Instruments
  • Active or Passive Portfolio Management
  • International Pre-investment Analysis
  • Currency Risk Management in Business
  • Entrepreneurial Finance

Lecture Goals

Students receive support in academic literacy skills in English while writing their term paper.

Learning Outcomes

  • Detailed knowledge of international corporate finance and a critical understanding of procedures and methods in this field
  • Compiling and applying available sources to provide an overview of sub-areas, previously new to students
  • Preparing research papers on assigned topics or smaller empirical or analytical research projects, while applying exact technical procedures and methodologies
  • Delivering and explaining the results of their own seminar project in a presentation and questions and answer session
  • Communicating on a professional level reflecting various degrees of expertise in front of an audience of specialists
  • Critically commenting on the projects of other seminar participants and verifying their remarks


Lectures Method

Seminar, research, self-study


Lecture material will be available on moodle

Exam Modalities

  • Term paper
  • Presentation


This summer semester 2013 students have the option to participate in the Erasmus IP 2013 with focus on "Renewable Energy Finance" OR can take part in the Seminar in Finance course as per lecture schedule.

During the Erasmus IP students will take part in various workshops and have to prepare a paper, followed by a presentation.

Erasmus IP: 9. - 19. June 2013
Seminar in Finance: Presentation on 21. June 2013

Erasmus IP: banking@uni.li
Seminar in Finance: Intranet


21.06.201309:00 - 16:30H2