Finance Summer School 2020

Join us and get your dream job in Finance with our intensive
FINANCE SUMMER SCHOOL

6-week programme (Premium): June 22nd - July 31st 2020

4 and 3-week programme available

On this Summer School at Paris-Dauphine, a highly ranked French university in the heart of London, you will receive key insights into the workings of financial markers and the operations of the UK's leading institutions.  You will also learn how to build your profile and personal network as well as polish your financial English skills to be able to work in the main centres worldwide, such as London, New York and Singapore.

The programme contains a powerful combination of structured classroom learning and real-world experience of the Finance industry. You will be taught by professionals and senior executives from the Finance industry from companies such as Blackrock, BNP, Goldman Sachs, Moodies, RBS, Standard & Poors, Standard Chartered Bank, as well as professors from the best universities in the UK including Oxford and Cambridge. You will meet recruiters with a broad experience in the global Finance industry and experience and end-to-end recruitment process in the City. In addition you will benefit from a range of social events and cultural visits to ensure a complete learning experience.

Over 70% of students who attended this course in 2019 were accepted on a Paris-Dauphine Finance Masters programme!

Any question? Please find below our Frequently Asked Questions:

Who should join the programme?

This programme is ideal for all students looking to improve their English skills and build global job opportunities in the financial world (London, New York, Singapore).  It is also a way to quickly increase your IELTS or TOEFL-IBT to ensure entry into Master's programme.

We look for: 

  • Students with an international outlook
  • Students who want to work in Finance worldwide
  • Young professionals who target the global Finance industry and want to boost their profile
  • Candidates with a current intermediate/advanced English level who wants to boost their English level
  • Students, recent graduates or young professionals with a minimum background in Management and Finance (the essentials of accounting/business management are a prerequisite.)

What can I expect from the Finance Summer School?

The programme contains a powerful combination of structured classroom learning and real-world experience of the Finance Industry. You will learn about the business and political life in the UK and have a chance to expand your network with Finance professionals from the main global financial centres, such as London, New york and Singapore. You will also learn how to master job interviews in the finance sector, by meeting recruiters from top financial institutions and expereinecing an end-to-end recruitment processesbin the City. In addition, you will benefit from a range of social events and cultural visits to ensure a complete learning experience.

During the programme you will learn about:

  • London Financial markets
  • Building global job opportunities in the financial world
  • Networking skills
  • Working in an international environment
  • UK Politics
  • Anglo-saxon culture
  • Building a powerful CV and LinkedIn profile
  • Making an impact on job interviews and experiencing end-to-end recruitment processes
  • Entrepreneurial finance

Student testimonials

Last year we welcomed a range of students from different backgrounds, and many of them have now successfully begun a Masters in Finance (such as the Master in Finance and the Master in Financial Markets at Dauphine), after developing a deep understanding of International Finance and improving their English skills to the level required to join these programmes. .

Hear from happy former students about their time with Dauphine London Finance Summer Schools.

"The programme was amazing, and I enjoyed my experience here in Dauphine London"
Manon Thierry, Université Paris-Dauphine Master's in Finance student 

"Learning how to boost job opportunities in finance is a crucial point and the programme gave us all the keys to understand the recruitment processes and how to prepare for interviews."
David Delwasse, Université Paris-Dauphine Master's in Financial Markets student

"After attending the Finance Summer School, I scored a wonderful 27/30 in English writing (+7 points!) in the TOEFL test."
Nicolas Le Roger, Université Paris-Dauphine Master's in Financial Markets student

"Practicing instead of just theory! And all the visits were relevant and exciting"
Ines Saidi, Université Paris-Dauphine Master's in Financial Markets student

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Teachers and social programme

The programme is a mix of face-to-face lectures and classes. We use structured discussions and in-class exercises to practise concepts as you learn. We have our own experienced English Language tutors from Oxford and Cambridge as well as subject leaders from top Financial companies.

During the six weeks, you will hear from Financial, Political and business skills experts from the UK as well as a range of senior Industry experts from companies such as BNP, HSBC, Societe Generale, and The Institute of Banking and Finance

We hold a range of networking and social events where you will gain access to many executives, Dauphine alumni and business leaders, willing to share experiences and advice. Our students from the 2018 programme have now expanded their personal network in London with a range of experts willing to offer guidance and advice for their future career choices.