National PhD Courses

FIRN’s program of courses are open to all PhD students and early career researchers at FIRN member institutions. All PhD courses (core, elective and master classes) are listed on the FIRN website and promoted in the monthly FIRN email.  If you have any questions about the program please email

PhD Symposium

FIRN runs a PhD symposium at the annual conference providing a valuable opportunity for PhD students at FIRN institutions to present their research and receive high quality feedback.

PhD Job Market

FIRN connects completing PhD students to regional recruiters through a job market program.

PhD Brown Bag Seminars

The FIRN PhD Student Brown Bag Network Committee is hosting monthly Brown Bag Seminars during 2022 targeted to Finance PhD students from our member institutions.