Prof. Dr. iur. Kern Alexander


Chair for Law & Finance

Raemistrasse 74/22, 8001 Zurich

Office RAI G 103 (Prof. Alexander)

RAI G 97/99 (Assistants) 


Tutorials:  Please call to arrange an appointment
Telephone Assistants: +41 (44) 634 30 47 oder 634 30 58
Telefax: +41 (44) 634 43 83

UPDATES for the Spring Semester 2021:


Master / Bachelor Seminar: Monday, 10 May 2021, 09:00-18:30 (ca.) - via zoom

Doktorandenkolloquium: Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 09:00-18:30 (ca.) - via zoom


Please be aware that due to the limited max number of participants allowed in a lecture hall due to the Coronavirus, we have opted to give the lectures as zoom live streams and/or podcasts instead, with a possibility of viewing the lectures in retrospect as recorded presentations. We shall provide students with the link to the zoom meeting before the lectures, so please monitor the lectures section on our website.


International Finance Law: the exam will be a take-home exam, on Wednesday, 23 June 2021, from 09:00-21:00 CEST. The exam will be sent as a PDF to the students' UZH email accounts and are due at 21:00 to Please ensure beforehand that you have a functioning internet connection. Please note that we cannot accept late submissions after the deadline.

Research Network for Sustainable Finance


The Research Network for Sustainable Finance conducts academic and policy-based research on issues that relate to financial market regulation and environmental and social sustainability.   Related areas of research includes the governance of financial institutions and markets and their relevance to sustainability.   Research projects supported are both disciplined based and interdisciplinary.  The network also facilitates applications for academic research grants and for contracts to conduct policy-based research.  The network is guided by a research advisory panel consisting of representatives from top research  universities and institutes.  The network conducts outreach with practitioner bodies in the financial sector and with governmental and non-governmental bodies.