CAS Sustainable Finance

Study Structure Courses are taught in classroom sessions in combination with blended learning.
Duration The CAS should be completed within two to four semesters.
Degree Certificate of Advanced Studies UZH in Sustainable Finance (10 ECTS)
Target Audience The program targets individuals who wish to acquire sound theoretical
and practical knowledge in Sustainable Finance and related topics.
Fees – Individual course rates apply for modular booking.
– CHF 6 500.– for booking the complete program-package (including an
individual curriculum planning).
Information University of Zurich, Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth
Department of Banking and Finance
Plattenstrasse 32, 8032 Zürich
Description The CAS in Sustainable Finance covers the areas of Sustainable Investing,
Sustainable Banking and Insurance, Microfinance, Microinsurance, and
Emerging Markets Finance. The courses combine academic training and
research with current business practices, while promoting technical,
methodological and social skills.

Compulsory Courses (5 Courses [8 ECTS])
  • Foundations of Sustainability and Finance (1 ECTS) / March
  • Microfinance - Introduction (1 ECTS) / June
  • Sustainability in Banking and Insurance (2 ECTS) / September
  • Sustainable Investing (3 ECTS) / November
  • Current Trends in Sustainable Investing (1 ECTS) / November

Elective Courses (select 1 out of 4 Courses [2 ECTS])
  • Emerging Market Finance (2 ECTS) / April
  • Microfinance - State of the Art (2 ECTS) / June
  • Microinsurance (2 ECTS) / June
Dates can be found on the individual course webpages

Registration Deadline: Registration for individual courses closes four weeks before the courses start; registration for the CAS is possible at any time and may be even booked after completing the first modules.