OST or the Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences is the region’s educational hub with about 3’000 students in six departments and 1’500 professionals in executive education. OST and its academic community is also part of more than 1’000 ongoing research projects across various fields of expertise. The Competence Centre for Banking & Finance is regionally as well as nationally well connected. One of its key goals is to enable and facilitate practice-oriented transformation processes in the banking industry.

Pascal Egloff, lecturer and researcher at the Competence Centre for Banking & Finance: “Sound banking expertise and new innovative concepts for the world of finance form the basis of our industry. The combination of both aspects decide upon the success of the Swiss banking industry – now as well as in future.”