Winter School

Key Information

Join our four-week FinTech winter school, featuring an intensive program of specialized studies in Fintech and finance,combined with international entrepreneurship, innovation and technology, and held in a multicultural environment.

DATES :                 February-March​ 2019

PLACE :                 School of Management Fribourg (HEG-FR) in partnership with Level39, London UK

PROGRAM :         4 weeks Winter School.
                            ​  17 days in class teaching, company visits and experts in the field at the HEG Fribourg
                              3 days in London at Level39, Europe largest technology accelerator for finance, retail, cyber security and companies
                              specializing in the technologies of cities of the future
                              1 day cultural activities in London​




​Our Fintech winter school will provide you with the latest empowering and practical knowledge on FinTech to understand key concepts and ideas, changes influencing the financial services industry today, and trends that will impact the industry in the future.

This is a very practical course taught by industry experts with emphasis placed heavily on case studies, company examples and best practices related to the latest industry trends. You will be assigned readings before the course and will participate in group study and presentation during the course.

The course covers the FinTech ecosystem and FinTech segments, including a review of digital enablers such as mobile, cloud & big data, crypto technologies, like blockchain & digital currencies, and their role in global banking and finance. You will study methodologies and best practices to manage the transformation of existing organizations and services facing disruptive trends.



  • To become familiar with the historical context that ignited FinTech.
  • To learn about its current and future impact on global finance, banking and related industries.
  • To discover the opportunities that FinTech brings in the financial services industry.
  • To gain insights into the disruptive potential of FinTech for established players.
  • To explore the FinTech ecosystem: startups, corporations and ventures.
  • To acquire knowledge and skills to spark your entrepreneurial spirit.

Admissions and fees

​This program is designed for international Bachelor or Master students with excellent academic achievement and high interest in FinTech technology.

The program fee covers the tuition fee of the course, organization of all company visits, cultural and social events.
4 weeks : 2800 CHF

For any information and requests, you can contact our International Office, which handles registration and logistics ( or + 41 26 429 63 38). 





International Office
School of Management Fribourg
Ch. du Musée 4
CH-1700 Fribourg

Andrea Rohrer
T : +41 26 429 63 38
F : +41 26 429 63 75
Haute école de gestion | Ch. du Musée 4 | 1700 Fribourg | T : +41 26 429 63 70 | F : +41 26 429 63 75 | |
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