Call for Papers

The Alpine Finance Summit (AFS) is an exclusive and high-caliber conference devoted to the presentation and discussion of academic finance working papers.

It is jointly organized by professors of the University of Augsburg (Germany), University of Innsbruck (Austria), University of Liechtenstein (Liechtenstein), and University of Neuchâtel (Switzerland).

The first edition of the AFS will take place in Innsbruck (Austria) from Sunday, August 25th to Wednesday, August 28th, 2024.

Academic keynote speaker of the AFS 2024 will be
Michael Weber from the University of Chicago.

Find the official call for papers (in PDF-format) here.

Research Focus

The scientific focus of the conference lies on research in the areas of Asset Pricing, Investments, Sustainable Finance, Innovative Finance, and FinTech. We welcome empirical, experimental, and theoretical contributions which have not been published in a scientific journal.

Date and Venue

Harmonizing the enjoyable with the practical. Delving into top-tier research papers, networking, and enjoying the Alpine landscape. The Alpine Finance Summit is traditionally held in the Alpine regions with the 2024 edition set for Innsbruck (Austria).

Social Program

Particular focus is devoted to a social program for summer outdoor activities, such as hiking, mountain biking, or summer sledding. These activities will be organized during the conference and all conference participants are encouraged to participate.

Conference Fee

The conference fee is 350 EUR per participant. It includes an apéro riche on the first conference day and the conference dinner on the third conference day.

Paper Submission (AFS 2024)

Submission Deadline: 15/03/2024 (CET, Midnight)

Submit your full-scaled working paper at:

Selection of papers is determined via a blind-review process, hence author identities must be concealed at submission. Authors are allowed to submit more than one paper. There is a submission fee of EUR 50 per paper.

Authors will be notified on the acceptance/refusal of their article in April 2024.