5010590: C20 Seminar in Applied Finance

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Semester:WS 20/21
Scheduled in semester:1
Semester Hours per Week / Contact Hours:30.0 L / 22.5 h
Self-directed study time:97.5 h

Module coordination/Lecturers


Master's degree programme in Finance (01.09.2015)
Master's degree programme in Finance (01.09.2020)


Current topics in

  • Basic principles for writing academic texts
  • International Economics
  • Developments in Banking and Finance
  • Innovation Finance
  • Sustainable Finance

Learning Outcomes

  • Know, understand and are able to apply the guidelines of scientific writing at the University of Liechtenstein.
  • Students are able to conduct thorough literature reviews.
  • Students are able to produce texts with a systematic structure.
  • Students can illustrate main themes and debates in international economics and their relation to International Finance
  • Students are able to assess the impact of macroeconomics, political forces and international agreements on finance companies
  • Students are able to explain instruments in innovation finance compare them with traditional instruments
  • Students can distinguish between different investment strategies in Sustainable Finance
  • Students are in position to communicate acquired information comprehensibly to specialists and laities.


Lectures Method

Lecture, seminar


Appropriate journal publications
Belcher, W.L. (2009). Writing your journal article in 12 weeks. London, United Kingdom: SAGE Publications.




25% Scientific Writing
75% Semionar in Applied Finance