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Freie Universität Bozen

Professor*innen auf Planstelle der 1. Ebene | Quantitative Finance

Alex Weissensteiner

Short bio

Alex Weissensteiner holds a Ph.D. from the Leopold-Franzens University Innsbruck. From 2013-2014 he was Professor for Financial Engineering at the Technical University of Denmark. Currently, he is  Professor of Quantitative Finance at the Free University of Bozen and serves as Vice-Rector for Studies. He is teaching courses in Mathematical Finance, Financial Risk Management and Derivatives. His research interests are in the fields of asset allocation, theoretical and empirical asset pricing. He published in leading outlets as e.g. the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, the Journal of Financial Markets, the Journal of Empirical Finance, and the Journal of Banking and Finance.


Financial mathematics

27504 · SECS-S/06 · Master in Data Analytics for Economics and Management · EN


25425 · SECS-S/06 · Master in Accounting und Finanzwirtschaft · EN

Management von Finanzrisiken

27343 · SECS-P/11 · Bachelor in Wirtschaftswissenschaften und Betriebsführung · DE

Risikomanagement und Derivate

25437 · SECS-S/06 · Master in Accounting und Finanzwirtschaft · DE


- life-cycle asset allocation 
- parameter uncertainty
- financial engineering
- scenario generation
- asset pricing
- financial risk management
- market microstructure
- information economics
- quantitative methods for the banking and insurance industry