Welcome to the website of the Chair of e-Finance

(from left to right: Ilya Gvozdevskiy, Florian Glaser, Sigi Firle, Christian Janze, Prof. Dr. Peter Gomber, Sven Panz, Sergej Schetle, Jascha-Alexander Koch, Jill Waha, Abdellatif Bouazi, Benjamin Clapham, Dr. Martin Haferkorn.)



Further information regarding Deutsche Boerse’s “Zertifizierter Börsenhändler Kassamarkt” exam can be found here. The registration form can be found here.


The lecture „ Trading and Electronic Financial Markets “ of the Chair of e-Finance is among the three highest ranked lectures in the teaching evaluation of the winter semester 2017/2018. More information can be found here.


Prof. Dr. Gomber was elected a member of the Academic Advisory Board of the Plato Partnership Market Innovator initiative. The goal of the Market Innovator is to produce independent research and analytics, open to peer review, and aims at seeking out ways in which the Plato community can collaborate to build a better financial ecosystem. More information can be found here.


By now, the Chair offers placements as student assistants.


Call for Papers: 2nd SAFE Market Microstructure Conference. The Research Center SAFE at Goethe University Frankfurt is organizing and hosting the second SAFE Market Microstructure Conference to stimulate the discussion on current developments in the field. Papers in all areas of financial market microstructure are invited. Prof. Dr. Gomber, Principal Investigator at the Research Center SAFE, is a co-organizer of the Conference.


The Chair of e-Finance

The Chair of Business Administration, especially e-Finance at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration deals with fundamental and current questions regarding electronic financial services and electronic securities trading in particular.
Our activities in research and teaching include all facets of e-Finance, which range from customer interfaces in electronic banking and brokerage over market intermediaries to business models, infrastructure and technical concepts for electronic markets.    

Our mission

With all activities in research and joint projects with our partners in practice, we intend to contribute to the evolution of electronic financial markets. Hereby, we evaluate and develop new market mechanisms, new intermediary relations and opportunities for applying new concepts in IT.
In teaching, we communicate to our students a comprehensive know how and deepened understanding of the economic and technical realities of electronic financial markets. Furthermore, we would like to enable our students to take up ambitious and challenging jobs in the financial industry.

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