Master of Science in Finance and Banking


The MSc in Finance and Banking Thesis Award recognizes students whose thesis represents a substantial contribution to the discipline.

The students and thesis awarded in last academic years are:


Güneykan Özkaya and Ji Qi
Machine Learning applications to financial markets investing


Daniela Cueva and Sven Langelahn
Excess Returns for Private Equity Portfolio Companies
A Comparison with public peers pre- and post-financial crisis for the DACH region


Unai Casado Galdeano and Giacomo Basile
A Comparison of Trading Algorithms based on Machine Learning Classifiers:
Application on the S&P500


Gregory Weisskopf
Capital Structure and its Determinants of U.S. Health Care Companies over the Financial Crisis