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Institute for Finance, Banking and Insurance

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Josef Zechner

Josef Zechner receives the Gaul Lecture Award 2024 of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

The Gaul Lecture Award, conferred annually, honors a preeminent international scholar whose exceptional contributions have profoundly shaped an area of research in the fields of mathematics,…

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CFA Society Austria Prize 2023/24

On 1 March 2024, the CFA Society Austria, the association of Austrian investment analysts, awarded the "CFA Society Austria Prize" for the 16th time. The prize was awarded to bachelor's, master's or…

[Translate to English:] Josef Zechner und Alexander Mürmann

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…

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

Best Paper Award

Star Journal Articles

Excellent Teaching

Outstanding Research Achievements

Acquisition of Third-Party Funding


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