Welcome to the website of the Chair of e-Finance

back from left: Sven PanzDr. Jascha-Alexander KochAbdellatif BouaziTimo Schäfer.  front from left: Jasmin BajrektarevicDr. Benjamin ClaphamProf. Dr. Peter Gomber, Julian SchmidtJens Lausen



LiveX Cloud: Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the necessary shift to digital learning and education, we are proud to release “LiveX Cloud” today. The new cloud-based solution enables lecturers to offer virtual trading sessions and students to join these sessions from anywhere without the need for a lab environment. In LiveX Cloud, our clients run trading sessions on a dedicated web server that is available 24/7. More.


The paper “Mutual Funds and Risk Disclosure: Information Content of Fund Prospectuses” co-authored by Jonathan Krakow (University of Zurich) and Timo Schäfer (Chair of e-Finance) has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Swiss Finance Institute (SFI) “Best Paper Award”. This award was launched in 2003 and it is awarded for an outstanding research paper presented at the Annual SFI PhD Workshop held during the SFI Research Days.


The Chair welcomes the new research assistant Mr Jonas De Paolis M.Sc.


New publication of the chair of e-Finance: Jens Lausen, Benjamin Clapham, Michael Siering, and Peter Gomber were able to achieve a considerable publication success with their paper „Who Is the Next "Wolf of Wall Street"? Detection of Financial Intermediary Misconduct” forthcoming in the renowned "Journal of the Association for Information Systems". Further information and the pre-print of complete paper can be found here.


Prof. Dr. Peter Gomber receives Outstanding Reviewer Award 2019 from "Electronic Markets - The International Journal on Networked Business”.
The renowned journal recognizes commitment and reliability of reviewers as well as outstanding quality of their reviews. Mr. Gomber is one of two honoured in 2019. Further information can be found here.

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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