Institute for Financial Innovation and Technology (FinTech)

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All available courses are listed via LSF and Moodle, where you will find more granular information regarding course enrolment, course structure and corresponding materials. All courses and assessments are in English.






Topics in Financial Technology
(Project Course)
12 SS Written Report LSF
Financial Technology in Consumer Finance
6 SS Written Report & Presentation LSF
To be announced - SS - LSF



Topics in Financial Technology/Financial Data Science

The course is offered regularly in the summer term and aims at providing in-depth knowledge about the programming language Python and its most important libraries for data analysis. Furthermore, the course introduces the topic of database management and the process of retrieving, aggregating and manipulating data using SQL. Students will learn to develop structured approaches for solving practical problems in a financial context using statistical methods. The final grade will be determined based on a case study of a financial dataset.

Course Dates: 

05.05.2023 – 14.00 until 18.00
12.05.2023 – 14.00 until 18.00
19.05.2023 – 14.00 until 18.00
26.05.2023 – 14.00 until 18.00

Contact: Lisa Kaminski

Financial Technology in Consumer Finance

In this seminar we will investigate the effect of Financial Technology on consumer Financial Health. More specifically, we will examine how digital product innovations by Neobanks and -brokers influence the behavior of private consumers and as a consequence their financial outcomes. In this context we will learn exciting concepts from behavioral economics and apply them to financial products we use in our everday life. The seminar topics will be structrued according to the following product categories: Payments, Budgeting, Saving, Investing, Borrowing, Insurance.

Course Dates: 

03.05.2023 – 16.00 until 18.00
19.07.2023 – 10.00 until 17.00

Contact: Moritz Nardini