Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS)

Calendar & Courses

Academic Calendar

The Academic Year runs on four terms per year.

2019-2020 Academic Year:

Academic Calendar

The Academic Year runs on four terms per year:

2020-2021 Academic Year:
  • Fall term 2020: September 7 – November 13
    (1-week vacation: Nov 14 – Nov 22)
  • Winter term 2020-2021: November 23 – February 12
    (1-week vacation: Feb 13 – Feb 21)
  • Spring term 2021: February 22 – May 7
    (1-week vacation: May 8 – May 16)
  • Summer term 2021: May 17 – July 23

Up to 5 courses are scheduled each term, depending on the program option and term.

For more details regarding the start of the academic year and holidays, please click here.

Up to 5 courses are scheduled each term, depending on the program option and term.

For more details regarding the start of the academic year and holidays, please click here.


Course List

CAS in Financial Markets
  • Financial Markets I & II
  • Behavioral Finance / Wealth Management
CAS in Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Finance I & II
  • Financial Reporting and Regulations
CAS in Business Megatrends
  • Digital business transformation
  • Economics for Business
  • Solving Big Problems
CAS in Management Skills for Entrepreneurs
  • Entrepreneurial Context
  • Entrepreneurial Communication
  • Organizational Design
CAS in Quantitative Skills for Data Analysis (4 courses = 20 ECTS)
  • Quantitative methods A & B
  • Computational skills A & B
CAS in Leadership for Systems Thinking
  • Entrepreneurial Methods (System Thinking)
  • Interpersonal Communications
  • Leadership and Management Skills