Department of Finance

B404B Modern Issues in Finance: Computational Finance in Python


Dr. Thomas Schön

Language: English
Recommended for:

M.Sc., 1st year

Course type and number of hours: 4 hours lecture/practical class
ECTS credits: 6 ECTS
Type of exam: Assignment/Presentation
Time and place:

02:15 PM – 5:45 PM (room: Pc-Lab, Nauklerstraße 47) on the following days

  • Friday, April 22, 2022
  • Friday, April 29 2022
  • Friday, May 06, 2022
  • Friday, May 13, 2022
Registration: no registration required


Students develop a fundamental knowledge of computational finance and the programming language Python. They learn how to implement financial models and analyze real-world data with a strong focus on practical applications.



This module enables students to extend their knowledge in selected areas of advanced finance by choosing appropriate courses. These courses deal with various aspects of portfolio management, asset pricing and risk management.