Studying at the University of Verona

Here you can find information on the organisational aspects of the Programme, lecture timetables, learning activities and useful contact details for your time at the University, from enrolment to graduation.

Academic calendar

The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.

Academic calendar

Course calendar

The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..

Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
Primo semestre Magistrali Sep 26, 2016 Jan 13, 2017
Secondo Semestre Magistrali Feb 27, 2017 Jun 1, 2017
Exam sessions
Session From To
Appelli esami sessione invernale Jan 16, 2017 Feb 17, 2017
Appelli esami sessione estiva Jun 5, 2017 Jul 7, 2017
Appelli esami sessione autunnale Aug 28, 2017 Sep 15, 2017
Degree sessions
Session From To
Sessione autunnale Nov 30, 2016 Dec 1, 2016
Sessione invernale Apr 5, 2017 Apr 7, 2017
Sessione estiva Sep 11, 2017 Sep 13, 2017
Holidays
Period From To
Vacanze natalizie Dec 23, 2016 Jan 5, 2017
Vacanze pasquali Apr 14, 2017 Apr 18, 2017
Vacanze estive Aug 7, 2017 Aug 25, 2017

Exam calendar

Exam dates and rounds are managed by the relevant Economics Teaching and Student Services Unit.
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Exam calendar

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Academic staff

B C D F G L M N O P R S T V

Bottiglia Roberto

roberto.bottiglia@univr.it 045 802 8224

Campolmi Alessia

alessia.campolmi@univr.it 045 802 8071

Carluccio Emanuele Maria

emanuelemaria.carluccio@univr.it 045 802 8487

De Mari Michele

michele.demari@univr.it 045 802 8226

Frigo Paolo

paolo.frigo@univr.it

Gnoatto Alessandro

alessandro.gnoatto@univr.it 045 802 8537

Grossi Luigi

luigi.grossi@univr.it 045 802 8247

Lubian Diego

diego.lubian@univr.it 045 802 8419

Minozzo Marco

marco.minozzo@univr.it 045 802 8234

Noto Sergio

elefante@univr.it 045 802 8008

Oliva Immacolata

immacolata.oliva@univr.it +39 0458028768

Pichler Flavio

flavio.pichler@univr.it 045 802 8273

Renò Roberto

roberto.reno@univr.it 045 802 8526

Rutigliano Michele

michele.rutigliano@univr.it 0458028610

Scricciolo Catia

catia.scricciolo@univr.it 045 802 8341

Taschini Luca

luca.taschini@univr.it 045 802 8736

Study Plan

The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.

CURRICULUM TIPO:
Modules Credits TAF SSD
Between the years: 1°- 2°

Legend | Type of training activity (TTA)

TAF (Type of Educational Activity) All courses and activities are classified into different types of educational activities, indicated by a letter.




S Placements in companies, public or private institutions and professional associations

Teaching code

4S02483

Coordinatore

Roberto Renò

Credits

9

Language

Italian

Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)

SECS-S/06 - MATHEMATICAL METHODS OF ECONOMICS, FINANCE AND ACTUARIAL SCIENCES

Period

Primo Semestre Magistrali dal Oct 2, 2017 al Dec 22, 2017.

Learning outcomes

The course is prepared for students who followed the courses “Stochastic Models for Finance” and “Mathematical Finance”. The Black-Scholes model is considered a prerequisite.

The objective of the course is to describe and analyze the main mathematical models used for the valuation of financial derivatives. The course is divided into four pillars, which correspond to the four main financial markets: interest rate derivatives, credit derivatives, equity derivatives and FX derivatives. The course will also introduce practical tools for the implementation of the mathematical models with standard scientific software, and the calibration of these models to market data.

Program

1. Interest rate derivatives a. Absence of arbitrage and risk-neutral probabilities b. FRA, swaps c. Black's model: caps, floors, swaptions d. Short term models: Vasicek, CIR e. Forward measure f. The “double curve” model 2. Credit derivatives a. Exponential distribution b. Poisson processes c. Reduced form models for credit risk d. Risky bonds evaluation e. Credit default swaps f. Credit Valuation Adjustment 3. Equity derivatives a. The limitations of the Black & Scholes model b. Greeks c. Stochastic volatility in discrete time d. Stochastic volatility in continuous time: Hull and White, Heston, SABR e. Model free implied volatility: the VIX index f. Multi-factor and jump-diffusion models 4. Derivati su valute a. The Garman-Kolhagen formula b. Currency swaps c. Quotation methods d. Exotics e. The Vanna-Volga model Textbooks Hull, Opzioni, Futures e altri derivati, Pearson Ed. Additional reading: Brigo e Mercurio, Interest Rate Models-theory and Practice: With Smile, Inflation and Credit, Springer Ed. Brigo, Morini, Pallavicini, Counterparty Credit Risk, Collateral and Funding, Wiley Ed. Castagna, FX Options and Smile Risk, Wiley Ed.

Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
HULL J. Opzioni, futures e altri derivati (Edizione 8) Pearson Education Italia, Prentice Hall, Milano 2012 9788871927794

Examination Methods

Written exam (70%) + Project Work (30%).
The Project Work, to be decided with the Teacher, is a small paper, with length less than 10 pages, dealing with one of the following jobs:
1) application of a model to market data
2) a simulation or numerical approximation of proposed models
3) the valuation of a contract involving derivatives
4) a valuable discussion of some part of the theory
5) the discussion of a recent scientific article
The Project Work needs to be completed to gain access to the written exam.

Type D and Type F activities

List of courses with unassigned period
years Modules TAF Teacher
Programming in Matlab D Not yet assigned
Programming in SAS D Not yet assigned
Programming Stata (3 cfu) D Not yet assigned
1° 2° Advanced Excel Laboratory (Verona) D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Excel Laboratory (Verona) D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)

Career prospects


Module/Programme news

News for students

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Graduation

List of theses and work experience proposals

theses proposals Research area
Tesi di laurea magistrale - Tecniche e problemi aperti nel credit scoring Statistics - Foundational and philosophical topics
Il metodo Monte Carlo per la valutazione di opzioni americane Various topics
Proposte Tesi A. Gnoatto Various topics

Internships


Linguistic training CLA


Gestione carriere


Area riservata studenti