Department of Finance
The Department of Finance is one of the most research-oriented finance departments in Europe. It consistently ranks among Europe's top 4 in UT-Dallas rankings. Since 2010 it is among the top 10 institutions by papers published in the Journal of Finance. In 2011 it ranked first in Europe according to the UT Dallas rankings. The deparment hosts a diverse group of scholars who have reached international reputation in key areas of current research, including banking, corporate governance, entrepreneurial finance, financial regulation, law and economics, private equity, financial econometrics, market microstructure, pension finance and credit derivatives.
The department offers high quality education at the undergraduate, graduate and executive levels. Its PhD graduates have been placed in top US and European schools, including Chicago GSB, HEC Paris, the Federal Reserve Board, and Toronto. Department members are active in the CentER, EBC, TILEC and Netspar research centers in Tilburg, and in several international top-level research institutions. The department hosts over 30 seminars a year with leading scholars from the US and Europe, and has an active visitors program.