Each year, we host several international conferences with speakers and discussants from a wide variety of schools and locations. This year we will host the 18th Corporate Finance Day which will take place on September 24, 2021. The 10th Professional Asset Management Conference will place in Spring 2022. 


Our weekly seminar series, organized jointly with the Erasmus School of Economics, features distinguished speakers from top international schools. In addition there is a brown bag seminar series, with mostly internal speakers and an econometrics seminar, covering financial econometrics. Coordinators of the Erasmus Finance Seminar are Daniel Urban and Haikun Zhu.

PhD Defences

The RSM Finance Department delivers about three to five PhD graduates per year. Formal defenses are public events, held in the Promotiezaal of Erasmus University. At the ceremony the candidate gives a brief presentation of the PhD thesis, followed by Q&A of the committee.