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 Participating Universities 2020 - 2021

  • University of Amsterdam - MIF
  • University of Amsterdam - Amsterdam Business School
  • Erasmus University of Rotterdam - Rotterdam School of Management 
  • Erasmus University of Rotterdam - Erasmus School of Economics
  • Maastricht University
  • University of Brussels - group ICHEC-LSM
  • Université libre de Bruxelles- Solvay BS 
  • HEC Liege
  • University of Leuven, KU Leuven

 Competition Schedule 2020-2021

18 October 2020: Deadline for participating universities to register their teams
9 November 2020: 
This week the Company day will be held; During this event the students will have the opportunity to fire questions at the representative of the company they will investigate, i.e. Alfen, (online), TBA.

15 January 2021: The deadline for submitting the research reports will be this week TBA
3 February 2021: This week the Local finalists will be announced
22 February 2021:
 This week the Benelux Finals will take place (online), TBA
Early March:
subregional Western Europe Finals. (The winning teams from each sub-regional competition advance to the regional competition)
13-14 April 2021:
 EMEA Regional Semifinals (online)
20 April 2021
: EMEA Regional Finals (online)
22 April 2021:
 Global Final (online)

 

The local events up to the Benelux Finals are organised and hosted by CFA Society VBA Netherlands. The sub-regional, regional, and global competitions are hosted by CFA Institute.


 Past CFA Institute Research Challenge Benelux Finales

HEC Liège wins the Benelux Finals of the CFA Institute Research Challenge 2019 - 2020
28 February, 2020

Congratulations once again to HEC Liège for remarkable success as the winner of CFA Institute Research Challenge - Benelux finals out of 10 participating universities in the region! The runner up was Vlerick Business School and the third place was for ICHEC Brussels Management School. Check out the winning report here.

Past winners of the CFA Institute Research Challenge Benelux Finales

  • 2020 - HEC-ULiège
  • 2019 - HEC-ULiège
  • 2018 - ICHEC Brussels Management School / Louvain School of Management
  • 2017 - Rotterdam School of Management / Erasmus University
  • 2016 - Rotterdam School of Management / Erasmus University
  • 2015 - HEC-ULg School of Management / University of Liège
  • 2014 - Rotterdam School of Management / Erasmus University
  • 2013 - Rotterdam School of Management / Erasmus University