Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Humboldt Graduate School of Business

Corporate Finance Theory

Prof. Tim Adam, Ph.D., Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Summer Semester, every other Friday, 8:30 am - noon

Room: Room 05, DOR 1

Course Administrator: Tim Adam, tim.adam{at}


This 6 ECTS credit course is part of the finance specialization of the HGSB. It is tailored towards second year doctoral students which have an active interest in persuing a research carreer in finance and related fields.


Course contents: This course is based on academic articles and covers major theories and empirical studies in corporate finance, including contract theory, financing & investment decisions, risk management, behavioral theories, capital structure, corporate governance and the market for corporate control.


Course design: The syllabus can be downloaded here.