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Explore the concepts, mechanisms and practices that drive business in our globalised economy


Finance is one of the most critical pistons driving business and economies in our globalised world. Understanding the mechanisms of finance is a critical differentiator in your future professional success, whatever career path you choose to pursue. At LSE Summer School, we offer a spectrum of Finance courses for students. All of our courses leverage the thought leadership and globally renowned faculty of the LSE Department of Finance, which ranks amongst the most prestigious in the world.

Whether you opt to study entrepreneurial or corporate finance, risk management or derivatives pricing – whether you opt for foundational level or advanced courses, Finance at LSE Summer School will expose you to some of the finest minds in today’s academic arena.

You will build a deep understanding of the concepts that underpin each discipline and the practices at play in real-world scenarios. Working alongside students from a diversity of backgrounds, culture and experience, you will translate theory into practice through group activities and faculty-led discussion. You will build the kinds of insights into real-world, critical issues – as well as the hands-on skills, competencies and tools – to accelerate your future career in whichever industry or sector you choose.

Finance courses at LSE Summer School are suited both to students with previous experience or understanding of the field and newcomers with genuine curiosity about the world of finance. 

LSE ranked #3 university in Europe for Finance in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023.

Dr Ashwini Agrawal gives an overview of his course FM350: Advanced Corporate Finance.

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FM360: Options, Futures and Other Financial Derivatives

LSE Summer School offers a broad set of courses across a variety of different disciplines, taught by leading scholars in their fields.

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The fundamentals of my course are covered at my home institution, but the summer school course gives me an extra breadth into how the industry works. It’s been a really good experience in diversifying my skill set.


Find information about our Faculty and their research

Professor Martin Oehmke

Summer School Programme Director, Finance - Professor of Finance

Dr Ashwini Agrawal

Associate Professor of Finance

Dr Georgy Chabakauri

Associate Professor of Finance

Dr Constantin Charles

Assistant Professor

Dr Kim Fe Cramer

Assistant Professor

Dr Juanita Gonzalez-Uribe

Associate Professor of Finance

Dr Christian Julliard

Associate Professor of Finance

Professor Daniel Paravisini

Professor of Finance

Dr Cameron Peng

Assistant Professor of Finance

Dr Rohit Rahi

Associate Professor of Finance

Dr Liliana Varela

Assistant Professor of Finance

Dr Michela Verardo

Associate Professor of Finance

Dr Jean-Pierre Zigrand

Associate Professor of Finance; Director, Systemic Risk Centre

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