10 days
700 EUR/full
700 EUR/full
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On this Fintech and Emerging Financing Models in a Dynamic World course from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, you will deal with real-life cases and projects, honing your creativity, flexibility, professional insights and social skills in lean (start-up) projects and scrums that equip you to face the future of today’s gig economy. 

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We are looking forward to welcoming you to VU Amsterdam Summer School online this year! Previous students exclaimed finding our summer school absolutely wonderful, interesting and fun yet also tremendously helpful for their professional and academic careers.

Many of the jobs we will be doing in five years do not exist today. The world is changing rapidly and the world of finance has to change with it.

New innovations will take place both within and beyond existing structures: fintechs providimg services such as crowdfunding, P2P lending, family lending, inclusive financing and impact investing will be refined and made more sustainable, while new opportunities using blockchain technology will be developed. 

Fintechs will disrupt legacy banks and democratize financial services.

At the end of this Fintech and Emerging Financing Models in a Dynamic World  course from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam , you:

  • grasp the principles and concepts of doing business in an international market context in various economic cycles.
  • can develop a lean start-up and arrange SME financing during the lifecycle of a firm.
  • can utilize forecasting and scenario techniques to define financing needs and structures.
  • can adopt various approaches to financial models and fintech innovations such as blockchains.
  • are able to work in cross-cultural teams, write a lean plan and present a financing request in a Dragons’ Den setting.

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • Global credit crisis -> BoomBustBoom -> Financial crisis in Europe
  • Innovations: Canvas model in Banking; inclusive financing
  • Commercial banking vs Investment banking;
  • Fintech: Adyen case
  • Equity and debt along the lifecycle; 
  • Crowdfunding, SME bonds
  • Alternative funding sources; green bonds, impact investing


Students of business economics, business administration and comparable courses; business professionals from a wide range of sectors including consultancy, banking, NGO’s and all levels of government. Our courses are multi-disciplinary and therefore are open to students and professionals with a wide variety of backgrounds.

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 10 days

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Dates session 1: 5 July – 16 July

Dates session 2: 19 July – 30 July 





Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Curriculum Vitae/Résumé
  • Transcript of records (a print screen of your most recent grades is sufficient and needs to include your name and the name of your University)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    700 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 700 EUR for the full programme during 10 days.
  • EU/EEA

    700 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 700 EUR for the full programme during 10 days.

700-950 EUR


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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