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ICEF students will be able to study at China’s largest university

ICEF students will be able to study at China’s largest university
In 2022 ICEF entered into an agreement with The Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE, China), giving its students a unique opportunity to participate in the academic exchange programme with SWUFE.

”A business venture builds on relationships”

”A business venture builds on relationships”
A member of ICEF master’s class of 2016, Valentina Zakirova went on to study the University of Berkeley (USA) VC Unlocked programme in startup management, which she completed in 2020, and currently serves as Venture Investment Director at SDVentures fund. Valentina features on Forbes 30 Under 30 long list 2022 in Finance and Investment category. In this interview, she tells about how she made it to the list.

“The demand for smart guys able to make a difference in Russia’s finance sector will only be growing”

“The demand for smart guys able to make a difference in Russia’s finance sector will only be growing”
ICEF Career Services held an expert meeting as part of a series of career guidance events timed to ICEF’s 25th anniversary. Its topic titled “Finance Career in Russia: Advice from ICEF graduates”, the meeting focused on discussing the current situation in the financial market and giving recommendations on further career guidance training. Acting as guest speakers were Anatoly Potashov, ex-VP for Investment at RT-Business Development; Artem Gudov, Investment Director at Ozon; and Yaroslav Kadilov, VP for Mergers and Acquisitions at SBER.

ICEF students held sporting events

ICEF students held sporting events
Organized in April by the Student Academic Council, the sporting events allowed students to compete in different sports. 

Competition for Early Offer of Admission to Master’s has announced its results

Competition for Early Offer of Admission to Master’s has announced its results
Competition for Early Offer of Admission to Master’s has announced its results

“Russia is a unique financial market”: ICEF hosted Otkritie Bank Vice President Roman Zilberman

Roman Zilberman
In his lecture titled “The Strategies of the Key Players in the Russian Banking Industry and the Role of Banking Strategist”, Roman Zilberman explained who controls the future of a bank, what makes Russia the most digitally advanced country in the field of finance, and what trends appear dominant in the finance industry of today. During the Q&A session, where Roman was assisted by Nadezhda Volodina (HR Director at Otkritie Bank), students learned about Strategy Department and the prospects of the Russian banking industry.

Revised Tuition Fee for Undergraduate Study at ICEF

Revised Tuition Fee for Undergraduate Study at ICEF

Life After ICEF: Our People at the University of Amsterdam

University of Amsterdam
Earlier in April 2022, Shahlo Islamova, one of ICEF’s brightest graduates of the class of 2021, received a letter confirming her acceptance to the University of Amsterdam’s master’s programme in Corporate Finance with full scholarship.

"A good master's degree will boost your career prospects"

"A good master's degree will boost your career prospects"
Andrey Timushev graduated from ICEF in 2012 with a master’s degree . After working at Oliver Wyman consulting firm in Moscow and Frankfurt, Andrey continues his career in Germany as an expert on safe investing in stocks and a founder of online school. In this interview, Andrey tells about how ICEF benefits its students by giving useful contacts, what makes relocating a useful experience, and how to monetize your expertise.

Controlling inflation: VOXeu published a paper co-authored with Associate Professor of ICEF Udara Peiris

Controlling inflation: VOXeu published a paper co-authored with Associate Professor of ICEF Udara Peiris
Co-authored by Charles Goodhart, Udara Peiris, Dimitri Tsomocos and Xuan Wang, the paper is titled Corporate legacy debt, inflation, and the efficacy of monetary policy. It argues that high levels of corporate debt may render contractionary monetary policy less effective in controlling inflation, especially when there is a large volume of corporate debt in the economy.