EFA 2014 registration information


The 41st EFA Annual Meeting registration is now closed.

To access your EFA 2014 account (ConfTool). Please click here.

To preview the program schedule please click here.


Conference tickets

The registration fee is applied according to two categories:

1. Participants with submitted paper (submitting author) and participants who are 2014 member of EFA.

Participants who paid the European Finance Association membership fee for the year 2014.


CHF 375

PhD Students*

CHF 250


CHF 750

Please note that the conference ticket is subject to 8% VAT. The discounted price will only be available until midnight on June 30 (Central European Time).

2. Participants without submitted paper and participants who are not members of EFA.

The registration fee includes the subscription at the European Finance Association for 2014 and to the Review of Finance (4 issues per year).    


CHF 475

PhD Students*

CHF 350


CHF 850

Please note that the conference ticket is subject to 8% VAT.

* PhD students will be asked to show their valid student ID card at the conference registration. In case of failure in showing a valid student ID card, the person will be asked to pay the full registration fee at the registration desk.


The registration fee includes:

  • Attendance to all sessions, lunches, coffees/tea breaks during conference days.
  • Welcome reception on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.
  • Lake Cruise with dinner on Thursday, August 28, 2014.


The registration fee does not include:

  • The UBS Gala Dinner at the Hotel Eden on Friday, August 30, 2014 (CHF 95 per person).
  • The SFI Industry Forum at La Perla on Friday, August 30, 2014 (CHF 250 per person).

Tickets for these events can be purchased online during the registration process. There is limited availability. Places will be given away on a first-paid basis.

Payment Options

The payment can be made only with credit cards: Visa, MasterCard and American Express.

Invitation letters for visa

Invitation and confirmation letters for Visa can be issued on request only if the participant has paid the registration fee. To obtain an invitation letter, please write to the efa2014 [at] usi [dot] ch (subject: Invitation%20Letter%20for%20Visa-%20EFA%202014) (Organizing Committee).

For information on visa requirements, please contact your local Swiss Embassy.

Terms and conditions


Participants will receive a confirmation email from our registration system after the purchase of the conference ticket. An invoice of the purchase will be available and downloadable from your ConfTool personal account.

Print a copy of your confirmation to be shown at the conference registration desk .

Please note, you are a registered participant only after you have completed the payment process.

Modification or additional tickets

If you wish to modify or purchase additional tickets (EFA Annual Meeting, SFI Industry Forum, UBS Gala Dinner), please contact the efa2014 [at] usi [dot] ch (subject: Modication-addtional%20tickets%20-%20EFA%202014) (Conference Organizer).


If you are unable to attend, you are welcome to nominate someone else to attend in your place at no additional cost. Please advise substitutions efa2014 [at] usi [dot] ch (subject: Substitution%20of%20registered%20participant) (in writing). That allows us to provide a correct name.
Please note:

  • Any substitution that is not communicated in writing will not be considered valid.
  • Substitutions must be communicated 48h before the start of the conference.
  • The financial aspect has to be handled between the registree who is not attending and the one substituting.


Cancellation policy and refunds

Cancellations need to be made efa2014 [at] usi [dot] ch (subject: Cancellation%20of%20registered%20participant) (in writing) to the EFA 2014 organizers and attached with the cancellation form. Emails without the filled form will not be considered. Please note that the EFA membership fee is non-refundable.

  • Full refund: before June 30, 2014.
  • 50% refund: before August 11, 2014.
  • No refund: from August 12, 2014.

Refunds will take place within 30 days of receiving the filled out cancellation form. Please note that the 8% VAT will NOT be refunded and a CHF 50 administrative fee will be withheld.
If payment has already been made, credit card disputes cannot be used to obtain a refund. In order to receive a refund, please follow the procedure described above.

Unforseen circumstances

In the event that the conference is cancelled due to problems such as natural disaster or other causes beyond our control, the EFA 2014 Organizing Committee will make every effort to reschedule. The organizers are not responsible for problems such as weather conditions, venue property conditions, prepaid parking, prepaid tours, etc. No refunds will be given in these situations. The final decision on refunds rests with the EFA 2014 organizers.


Wrap-up publication of the EFA 2014 Annual Meeting