Frankfurt am Main – Banking and Finance


ELSA Frankfurt am Main is happy to invite you to the Summer ELSA Law School Frankfurt am Maim on Banking and Finance, which will be held frm July 28 - August 04, 2024!

Located along the Main River, also known as "Mainhattan", Frankfurt is a dynamic financial and cultural hub in the heart of Germany. Its modern skyline features iconic skyscrapers that symbolise its economic significance as a prime destination for global businesses. In such a scene, our SELS focuses on nothing but Banking and Finance. During the SELS, Participants will explore various aspects of Banking and Finance while looking into investments, crypto and societal changes, from foundational concepts to contemporary trends. 

Our Academic Partner, Goethe University, offers exceptional training for aspiring lawyers. Renowned for its international focus and wide range of academic programs, the university fosters a vibrant and intellectually curious student culture. The campus, characterised by distinctive architecture and green spaces, provides an inviting environment for socialising between lectures.

However, our SELS isn't only about Banking and Finance. Throughout the week, Participants will explore Frankfurt's culinary scene and encounter various gastronomic delights. Traditional and modern German cafés and restaurants line the streets, equally contributing to the city's culinary excellence. Participants can wander through the charming streets of the Old Town, where medieval buildings harmoniously coexist with the modern cityscape. The contrast of these elements creates a captivating visual landscape that unfolds with every step.

Immerse yourselves in the multifaceted identity of Frankfurt and create an unforgettable experience that unites culture, fun and academia! Join us by applying to SELS Frankfurt am Maim!

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Participation fees
ELSA Member from a favoured country - 335€
ELSA Member from a non-favoured country - 375€
Members of a partner organisation – 430€
ELSA Alumni – 430€
Non-member - 450€
Extra fees
Gala Ball - 50€
SELS Frankfurt T-shirt - 15€
Frankfurt, Germany
A&O Hostel, Frankfurt am Main
Maximum number of participants
Date of arrival
Date of departure
Academic Partner
Prof. Dr. Katja Langenbucher, owner of the chair for Civil Law, Business Law and Banking Law at Goethe University
Complexity of Academic Programme
Academic Programme

The Academic Programme of our SELS will provide Participants with  5-day brilliant and captivating courses on Banking and Finance Law. Our goal is not only to bring you in contact with experts in the field but also to offer practical insights. We aim to facilitate interactive participation and foster lively discussions to delve into the challenges and issues arising in this ever-evolving field of law.

Here is the draft Academic Programme of our SELS (subject to change):

  • Sunday
    • None (Arrivals)
  • Monday
    • Introduction to Banking and Finance Law
    • European System of Central Banks (ESCB)
  • Tuesday
    • Loans, Bankruptcy and Insolvency
    • Banking Supervision
    • Anti-Money Laundering Regulations
  • Wednesday
    • Crypto Clarity: Crypto Assets from A-Z
    • FinTech and Digital Banking 
  • Thursday
    • Private Equity and Fonds
    • Sustainable Finance and ESG
  • Friday
    • Wealth Divides: Battles Against Economic Inequality
  • Saturday
    • None
  • Sunday
    • None (Departures) 
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