Congratulations to our students for their excellent placements!
The Vienna Graduate School of Finance (VGSF) congratulates its graduating PhD students for their outstanding appointments. They found exciting jobs in excellent institutions.
- Roman Goncharenko joins KU Leuven as Assistant Professor
- Akos Horvath joins the Federal Reserve Board of Governors as Economist at their Policy and Regulation Department
- Roberto Pinto joins Lancaster University Management School as Assistant Professor
- Thomas Rauter joins the University of Chicago Booth School of Business as Assistant Professor
These placements prove again that VGSF competes with top European and International schools. Just last year, an external committee of international reviewers rated the school as “excellent” for its education, research, impact, and visibility. In a relatively short period, VGSF has built a worldwide network of graduates holding academic and industry positions in top institutions.
Special thanks to the students’ advisors for their guidance during their PhD-process. We look forward to their successful careers!
About the School
The Vienna Graduate School of Finance (VGSF) was founded in 2005 as a joint initiative of the Institute for Advanced Studies, the University of Vienna, and the Vienna University of Economics and Business, with the financial support of the Austrian Science Fund (FWF).
These three institutions joined forces to create a hub in Vienna that is large enough to produce internationally recognized research and provide a competitive PhD education. The result is the well-structured, five-year PhD program in Finance, which trains students to become ambitious researchers in the field of finance.
The VGSF faculty research expertise spans the broad areas of corporate finance, financial intermediations, and market microstructure. VGSF has a well-established network in the international finance community. The faculty collaborate with renowned experts and academics, who are often invited to VGSF as guest lecturers or to hold seminars.
More information: www.vgsf.ac.at
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