The University of Vaasa is the largest and the most productive academic institution in banking research in Finland. Research on banking and financial institutions is being conducted in four different University of Vaasa’s Research Groups by several individual professors, post-docs, and doctoral students in collaboration with partners from various international universities, central banks, and financial institutions.


The School of Accounting and Finance of the University of Vaasa organizes a Banking Research Workshop on an annual basis. The aim of the workshop is to bring together active academic scholars as well as economists from banking supervisory authorities to network and discuss current matters in banking research. The next workshop is scheduled to take place in August 2022.