The Chair of Corporate Finance and Governance of the University of Fribourg is part of the Department of Management of the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences. The Chair is specialized in finance and most specifically in corporate finance and governance, and portfolio management. The Chair is held by Prof. Dušan Isakov.
The Chair is part of the Accounting and Finance group of the Department. The group is in charge of the Master program in Accounting and Finance. The Chair offers a comprehensive panel of courses at both Bachelor- and Master-level. The Chair also supervises Bachelor and Master theses in topics related with finance.
In terms of research, the Chair is specialized in topics related with corporate finance and governance with a specific focus on the Swiss market. The recent researches focus on family firms, ownership structure, payout policy, and manager compensation. Research outcomes are presented in international conferences and peer reviewed journals.