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Finance, Accounting & StatisticsRSS

Welcome to the Department of Finance, Accounting and Statistics.

The Department consists of the institutes Accounting & Auditing, Finance, Banking and Insurance, Financial Research and Statistics and Mathematics as well as three Research Institutes.

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VGSF receives prestigious doc.funds funding from the FWF

The Austrian Science Fund (FWF) has awarded the Vienna Graduate School of Finance a doc.funds grant with a funding volume of 2.3 million euros for the next four years. A great success for our unique…

Johannes Ledolter

Johannes Ledolter – obituary

Dr. Johannes Ledolter, our outstanding colleague and friend, passed away on November 5, 2023 in Iowa City, USA.

Jana Hlavinova

Jana Hlavinova has been awarded the Stephan Koren-Prize for dissertation.

The Stephan ​Koren-Prize is awarded to the best dissertations of a year.

WU Awards 2023 - Outstanding research and teaching achievements by WU students and faculty

Excellence in the Spotlight

The WU Awards put the spotlight on teachers and researchers whose achievements during the past year helped strengthen WU’s reputation for excellence and develop solutions to current economic and social challenges.

Numerous researchers from the Department were honored by the Rector's Office for their dedication and research achievements over the past year. The department's awarded achievements can be found below and in the brochure WU Awards 2023.

Talenta Award

Best Paper Award

Star Journal Articles

Excellent Teaching

Outstanding Research Achievements

Acquisition of Third-Party Funding

Review - WU matters. WU talks
„Katastrophen und Finanzmärkte - Quelle der Resilienz oder Ursache für gefährliche Langzeitwirkungen?“

On May 10, 2023, the Institute for Finance, Bankin and Insurance hosted the event series “WU matters. WU talks”.

These public talks focus on the social and economic challenges of our times.

The discussion about „Katastrophen und Finanzmärkte - Quelle der Resilienz oder Ursache für gefährliche Langzeitwirkungen?“ opened with a talk from Josef Zechner (Professor, Institute for Finance, Banking and Insurance, WU) followed by talks from Aurel Schubert (Honorarprofessor, CEO European Statistical Governance Advisory Board) and Sigrid Stagl (Professor, Institute for Ecological Economics, WU). Stefan Pichler chaired the event.


Faculty & Staff
Here you will find a list of all scientific and administrative staff working at the Department
Here you will find job offers for all associated institutes
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