European Finance Association

51st Annual Meeting

Bratislava, Slovakia 21-24 August 2024

EFA Doctoral Tutorial

The EFA Doctoral Tutorial (EFA-DT) is an annual EFA doctoral event intended for Finance students who are nearing completion of their PhD and about to enter the job market. It provides students with an excellent opportunity to present their paper and receive detailed feedback from a distinguished faculty. The current format allows the EFA-DT co-chairs to select up to eight PhD student papers for presentation. Accepted students receive a stipend of € 1,000 to help cover registration and travel expenses.

Submission Guidelines

The EFA-DT invites PhD students to submit their single-authored research paper on topics within the field of finance. Each student is limited to submitting one paper. Dual submission to the Annual Meeting and Doctoral Tutorial is allowed, note the separate deadlines and submission systems.

Submission deadline: March 15, 2024 (midnight Pacific time).

To apply to the EFA-DT, please upload the following documents:

  • Anonymous single-authored paper
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • An official letter on institutional letterhead, signed by the supervisor or institution. The letter should confirm: that (i) the submitting student is enrolled in a PhD Program, (ii) the student has not yet been on the job market, and (iii) that the submitted paper falls within the field of finance and is singled authored.

Please be aware that abstracts or files not meeting the criteria of a research paper (e.g., dissertations, media articles, etc.) will not be considered.

Submit your paper

  • Date: Wednesday, August 21, 2024
  • Venue: Radisson Blu Carlton, Bratislava
  • Submission opens: February 15, 2024
  • Submission closes: March 15, 2024 at midnight Pacific time
  • Notification: Early June 2024
  • Please note that this is a closed event. Only invited presenters and observers attend the event.


  • Esther Eiling, University of Amsterdam
  • Kristian Miltersen, Copenhagen Business School
  • Frans de Roon, Tilburg University

Detailed information about the event and submission details are available on the EFA website: