Founded in 2014 by Jules Maitrepierre, the International Finance Student Association (IFSA) found its home at the Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands. The network is the most important aspect of the IFSA. Ever since its establishment in Rotterdam, the goal of IFSA has been to connect students from the best universities in the world. The association is committed towards connecting students to financial institutions and providing them with the required assistance to kickstart successful careers in finance and beyond. The IFSA Network is currently one of the largest finance student associations in the world which aims to connect more than 35,000 members and 100 analysts across 5 continents.
the RotterdAM BOARD
Established in 2014, IFSA Rotterdam is the founding chapter of the IFSA Network. The board consists of members from a variety of programs at the university such as International Business Administration, Econometrics, and Business Economics. The board members are defined by their passion for finance and a strong dedication towards ensuring continual progress and growth of the association.
Founded at the University of Geneva, the Geneva chapter is an ambitious, innovative and dynamic part of IFSA. IFSA Geneva is constantly developing local projects to create an interaction between students and core professionals such as the IFSA Geneva Golf Competition where students play alongside Geneva’s most successful entrepreneurs. IFSA Geneva consists of three different departments, including students from all over the world. Together they form a motivated team, ready to contribute to the further development of the biggest students’ finance association worldwide.
The India chapter was established in 2017 at the University of Delhi. Within a year of its inception, it has achieved global success in the form of BCG Case Competition and IFSA Trader’s Cup. It has collaborated with firms in consultancy and financial markets space for business projects, and with universities across the globe for developing macroeconomic reports. With a mission to expand the network throughout Asia, the board has recently launched an Investment Fund which they plan to open for everyone in the near future. In 2020, the Indian chapter will organize its largest event yet: the Sustainability case.
Located in one of the most prestigious universities of the world, IFSA Cambridge is a highly dynamic chapter hosting the famous Harvard Case Competion which brings together brilliant students from all over the world.
ifsa new york city
IFSA New York City is a young but growing chapter in one of the world’s biggest financial centers. Its members are studying at Columbia University.
IFSA France is a young, dynamic and one of the largest chapters of the IFSA Network including the prominents universities of the country such as Ecole Polytechnique, HEC Paris, ESSEC, Ecole Centrale Paris, Supelec, ENSAE, Sciences Po, Ecole des Ponts, Ecole des Mines, Dauphine, Telecom and ESCP Europe. The chapter embodies our spirit of excellence and diversity.
ifsa hong kong
Based in one of the world’s most famous and active financial centre, IFSA Hong Kong is at the heart of the Asian economy. Established at the prestigious Chinese University of Hong Kong and in cooperation with the Strategic Investment Society (SIS), the Hong Kong chapter hopes to provide students with a quality events and opportunities.
IFSA Kyoto was IFSA's first chapter outside Rotterdam. Comprising of members from Kyoto University, this chapter aims at creating a clever mix between engineering and finance. The fantastic work accomplished by each of the members enables its incredibly fast and steady growth.
Located in the core of the Italian economy, IFSA Milan is composed of students from the prestigious Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi. Milan is one of IFSA's very young chapters and it aims to provide its members with thoughtful lectures and workshops as well as strong networking opportunities in order for them to unlock their full potential.
Established in 2013, the NES Banking & Finance Society uniting students from New Economic School (NES) and other top universities of Russia currently represents the Moscow chapter of IFSA. This chapter aims to create a unique social platform for students willing to expand and broaden their knowledge of investment banking industry.
ifsa cape town
IFSA Cape Town is the first chapter in Africa. The Cape Town chapter, established at University of Cape Town by InvestSoc, is South Africa’s largest student executive society with over 1000 members. The chapter focuses on developing strong international relationships in order for members to gain maximum global exposure and to create a comprehensive local network of skilled and ambitious members that are the future of finance in Africa.