European Finance


  • German and European banking systems, bank business models, trends, and current issues in banking
  • Monetary theory and the monetary system in the Euro area, and the current challenges for central banks and governments
  • Economic and financial structure of the European Union and different approaches to economic, monetary and social policy in Europe
  • Corporate business strategy and financial institutions in Europe

European Finance is an interdisciplinary course. Students and working professionals from banking, finance, economics, and business administration backgrounds are encouraged to apply.  The course is taught entirely in English.  Non-native English speakers must present proof of having reached a B2 Level (according to the European Common Framework for Languages.  Students are allowed to present official certifcates (Cambridge, IELTS or TOEFL) or certificates issued by their home universities stating their current language ability. The course has open enrollment and students will be admitted on a rolling basis. Maximum capacity for the course is 25 participants.

Students will earn a total of 6 ECTS points for the successful completion of the course.

Taking into account course seminars, meetings with small groups and one-on-one with professors, preparation for the daily classes, participation in workshops and presentations, as well as the orientation sessions, closing events, etc., students should plan to dedicate approximately 150 hours of time to the course. A single ECTS point is defined as the equivalent of 25-30 hours of student workload, which includes class hours, readings, preparation for class activities, as well as assessment measures.

  • Unique opportunity to learn interactively with a diverse group of international students from Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand with shared interests
  • Gain a competitive edge by deepening your knowledge in the fields of Finance, Economic Policy and Business Strategy
  • Learn from and network with top experts from the European Financial sector
  • Course tailored to meet across Time Zones in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Europe
  • Improve your intercultural communication skills

The program fee for the European Finance course is €1.200. The following scholarships are available to eligible students:

  • If you are a student from the University of Massachusetts system, the University of Wisconsin system, and participating universities in Queensland you will participate as exchange students and will not pay fees directly to VASP Frankfurt - European Finance. Please contact your study abroad advisor for more information on how and when to apply.
  • Participants who proceed from bilateral partner universities of Frankfurt UAS will receive a scholarship of €1.000, financed by Frankfurt UAS, meaning they will be billed 200 €.
  • All other students will be billed for the full amount. We also have some scholarships for applicants from other universities available. Apply for the scholarship by sending us an application letter via email by May 20, 2021.

What is included in the program fee?

  • 2 weeks of academic courses (6 ECTS points)
  • Preparation Week and Closing Week Activities


Apply now for European Finance!

last updated on: 04.08.2021