Germany - Czech Republic - Belgium - Netherlands - Spain - Poland - France
Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences (Heilbronn) - University of Finance and Administration (Prague, Czech Republic) - Inholland University of Applied Sciences (The Hague, Netherlands) - University of Zaragoza (Zaragoza, Spain) - University CEU of San Pablo (Madrid, Spain) - University College Ghent (Flanders, Belgium) - University of Economics in Katowice (Katowice, Poland) - Université Catholique de l'ouest (Nantes, France) - is continuously being expanded
The "Blended Intensive Programme - The Future of Banking and Finance" is an international cooperation project on "Sustainable Banking in Europe" with various European partners.
The six thematic areas covered by the cooperation project are:
1. Business Rating
2. Taxation, financial regulation, sustainable fiscal and monetary policy
3. Corporate Governance
4. Evolution of Banking 2020 and beyond // the influence of Fintech
5. Alternative ways of financing for SMEs
6. Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) / Sustainable Developments in Banking and Finance
About 5 students from each university take part, with each student choosing a topic and then working on it in an international group. In the preparatory phase, each group works on its topic in a joint written paper. Afterwards, the "BIP Days" take place in presence at one of the partner universities with specially tailored lectures, guest lectures, excursions and an international group work.