The International Finance Student Association

About Us

About the
IFSA Network

Connecting more than 35,000 members and 100 analysts across 5 continents, the IFSA Network was established by Jules Maitrepierre in 2014 at the renowned Erasmus University Rotterdam with the goal of connecting, educating and empowering the future financial leaders.

IFSA Flagship event

The Harvard Global Case Competition​

The Global Case Competition at Harvard is one of the world’s most prestigious case competitions organized by students. With this case competition, we intend to deliver a world-class learning experience through a hands-on business case, while providing networking opportunities to connect aspiring analysts with leading firms.

Harvard University

Our Major Events

ifsa's traders' cup

Introduced in 2017 and repeating in 2018, IFSA’s Traders’ cup is the largest student-organized trading competition in the world. This competition allowed participants to compete and cooperate with students from elite universities within our network, create and manage their portfolio, showcase their skills to the world and get noticed by professionals.

Private Equity Summit

In collaboration with ESCP HEC Finance Club, HEC Private Equity Club and ESSEC Transaction, the IFSA Network in 2020 will provide students with an opportunity to glimpse into the world of PE for a day and professionals with an opportunity to give back to their universities and promote PE.

BCG Case Competition

In 2018, the IFSA Network, in cooperation with the Boston Consulting Group and InvestSoc, organised a three-week long International Cape Town Case Competition. This competition provided participants with a valuable opportunity to practically use their knowledge and show their skills in front of renowned professionals by proposing solutions regarding the housing crisis faced by the inhabitants of Cape Town.

Local Events

Each IFSA Network chapter, especially the Rotterdam chapter, organizes local events for the students at its university such as guest lectures, training workshops, and campus talks, among others. These events vary from chapter to chapter and are aimed to give our members extensive theoretical and practical knowledge.

Get to know us

Our Network

Founded in Rotterdam, the IFSA Network has cultivated chapters across the different continents with the goal to connect students from the best universities in the world.

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