International Finance and Banking Society (IFABS)

  • Description
  • Who we are

    IFABS serves as a focal point of com­mu­ni­ca­tion for its mem­bers resid­ing in Europe and abroad.

    The aim of the Soci­ety is to pro­vide a pro­fes­sional soci­ety for aca­d­e­mics and prac­ti­tion­ers with an inter­est in in con­tem­po­rary bank­ing and finance research. IFABS pro­vides a frame­work for bet­ter dis­sem­i­na­tion of infor­ma­tion and exchange at the inter­na­tional level.

    Our Mission

    IFABS aims to pro­mote excel­lence in the main fields of con­tem­po­rary bank­ing and finance research by;

    • pro­vid­ing a forum for dis­cus­sion, crit­i­cal analy­sis and net­work­ing among aca­d­e­mics, research stu­dents, policy-​makers, and prac­ti­tion­ers with inter­est in con­tem­po­rary issues in bank­ing and finance
    • encour­ag­ing and sup­port­ing high qual­ity bank­ing and finance education
    • spon­sor­ing annual inter­na­tional con­fer­ences that pro­vide oppor­tu­nity to present research and exchange ideas
    • pro­vid­ing sem­i­nars & work­shops on cur­rent bank­ing and finance topics


    Please email your name, affil­i­a­tion, email and research inter­ests to info@​ifabs.​org.

    You will be con­tacted by the IFABS admin­is­tra­tor to finalise your mem­ber­ship request.

    What we do

    From its incep­tion, the Soci­ety has been active in increas­ing its vis­i­bil­ity in an inter­na­tional con­text by:

    • attract­ing more than 2000 mem­bers which include researchers from
    • orga­niz­ing 5 annual inter­na­tional con­fer­ences in Leices­ter, Crete, Rome, Valen­cia and Not­ting­ham with dis­tin­guished keynote speak­ers and sci­en­tific com­mit­tee members;
    • hav­ing the sup­port of a num­ber of pro­fes­sional bodies
    • attract­ing high-​quality spe­cial issues in a num­ber of jour­nals includ­ing Jour­nal of Bank­ing and Finance, Jour­nal of Pro­duc­tiv­ity Analy­sis, Euro­pean Jour­nal of Oper­a­tional Research , and Inter­na­tional Jour­nal of Bank­ing, Account­ing and Finance; and
    • IFABS Fel­low­ships, Pre-​Conference Doc­toral Train­ing, spe­cial themed ses­sions and pan­els, PhD and Young Researchers’ Ses­sions with senior dis­cus­sants and encour­ag­ing promis­ing researchers with best paper awards.


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