FS Associates is the student Hedge Fund of Frankfurt School, managing virtual funds in a manner typically observed in the industry. We trade a wide range of markets and financial products in order to optimally arrange our portfolio and put our strategies into practice. We pursue a holistic investment approach to detect long and short opportunities, which we implement simultaneously to hedge market risk. Our target is to create solid returns with optimized risk throughout any market phase.
If you are really into automobiles, FS Automotive is the right initiative for you. We aim to connect car-loving students of all semesters. For us, it does not matter whether you are more interested in the automotive industry as a whole or in the mechanics working inside of a car. The only requirement is that you are truly passionate about the topic itself. The goal of FS Automotive is to allow its members to share their passion and to get to know potential employers via visiting fairs such as the International Motor Show Frankfurt (IAA) together or during networking events like factory visits and speeches on campus.
Blockchain technology is changing the way we think about the transfer of values and may cause a fundamental shift in global financial infrastructure. At FS Blockchain, we help students understand the underlying technology and its numerous applications through tutorials and workshops. Additionally, we regularly invite guest-speakers to deliver valuable insights into the blockchain scene in business and academia.
FS Business Game is a member of the Alliance of European Business Games. Through holding Frankfurt School Business Game, we provide globally relevant companies and high potential graduate students from more than 10 top business schools across the Europe a platform to innovate together on current and upcoming business challenges. Our ultimate goal is to create a unique experience of knowledge-sharing, collaboration and empowerment for future talents in the business world.
The FS Business Forum is an interactive, finance-orientated congress which is exclusively organised by students. The event takes place once a year and is themed around one specific economical topic.
Our main goal is to connect talented students and interesting Corporates for networking purposes. Our program consists of several speeches, workshops and panel discussions in ordert to provide students detailed insights into the business world and experiences from professionals. Due to numerous networking opportunities we enable ambitious students to already get in touch with Speakers, Alumni and Corporates while studying and to learn from their personal experiences in order to become future leaders.
At FS Coding, our mission is to motivate FS students to start programming in order to learn what is, in our opinion, a basic business tool and to teach fundamental knowledge as well as professional improvement from existing skills. It is not necessary to have a technical or computational background to learn how to code. It’s fairly easy, but it needs a lot of dedication to begin with and that is where FS Coding comes in.
FS Data Science initiative is founded in response to the overwhelming yet promising industrial revolution — digitalisation. Guiding our members to dive into the emerging opportunities and changes driven by data science, FSDS aims to empower its members with real-world applications and to connect them with the newest trends in the form of guest lectures, Datathons, networking events, hands-on projects, news feeds, and many more to come. FSDS dedicates to facilitating the flow of ideas and experience among members, data experts, FS and companies to cultivate an ecosystem that aids members in their data science journeys. Join us!
FS Economy & Politics is an initiative that wants to encourage FS Students to think outside of the box by debating about current political and macroeconomic issues. Our initiative thus provides a platform for FS Students to broaden their horizons. Our events range from small get-togethers with our members to big speeches with known politicians and economists. We encourage all students of Frankfurt School to join our events as they are an opportunity for a vivid exchange of political views as well as economic issues.
FS Insider is the Frankfurt School's student newspaper. Writing, layout development, web design and graphic design are key skills learned and practiced in this initiative.
As a FS Invest member you actively engage in one of our departments: Equity, Fixed Income or Quant. All departments contribute to our inhouse portfolio through research, backtesting and pitches in front of our investment board. We provide our members with numerous events, workshops, office visits and networking opportunities with first class global financial institutions – not only in Frankfurt – but also at our annual London Banking Trip. If you are interested in joining FS Invest, visit our website below and apply for one of our departments at the beginning of the semester. We hope to see you soon!
Rhetoric, skillful negotiations, and sleepless nights: Participants of MUN conferences know that for a talented MUN debater, overtime in the office is only one obstacle to overcome in order to debate eloquently and skillfully later at the conference. Every year this initiative travels to the world's largest Model United Nations in New York to compete with other MUN delegations from around the world and to gain extraordinary experience.
FS Real Estate is a student-run club founded in 2020 which focuses on the real estate industry.
Our goal is to inform & to educate students more deeply in the diversity real estate can offer.
With the help of experts from the industry we are not only planning & executing exciting events & guest lectures, but furthermore engage our students in workshops in which they can learn more about the Real Estate industry.
TEDxFS is a yearly independently organized TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) event and will display talks from various fields including medicine, neuroscience, entrepreneurship, and personal development. In TED's spirit of ideas worth spreading the events shall inspire people to further improve and to take on leadership within their chosen field. At the TEDxFS events, about 7 live speakers and 2 pre-recorded TED talks will be presented to the audience in order to spark vivid discussions.
Presentations and discussions have probably never been as important as in today's day and age. However, since no professional speaker has ever fallen from the sky and even the most charismatic students can still improve their speaking skills, this initiative is ideal for everyone! With the help of many exercises and honest feedback, your public speaking confidence, ability to improvise and structure discussions is thoroughly practiced. Additionally, FS Speech & Debate participates in debate duels and organizes the annual Students vs. Professors-Debate.
The sports business industry is now more lucrative and relevant than ever. But what really happens behind the scenes of a football club and how do companies use sports sponsorship to booster sales and market their products?
As a FS Sports Business member, you will have the opportunity to speak to several representatives from sports institutions and companies and attend different networking events. Furthermore, the learned knowledge will be applied while organizing an internal Sports Tournament.
The FS Sports Business Initiative is ideal for people who want to combine their passion for sports with managerial skills.
FS Student Consulting is an official subsidiary of Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and listed company in the German trade register. Currently, we have 60 members, all highly-motivated students of Frankfurt School with various backgrounds across all levels of study.
FS Unity is a student initiative supporting the LGBTQIA+ community at Frankfurt School through representation, raising awareness, and organizing events related to the matter. We provide professional networking opportunities with LGBTQIA+ networks from various business areas. In addition to regular monthly meetings among members, FS Unity organizes campus events, career fair visits, and guest speeches, all aimed at connecting LGBTQIA+ students and professionals. We believe in the strength of unity – which we want to pursue by supporting those who are marginalised and discriminated against. FS Unity's vision is to continue to raise awareness around LGBTQIA+ related issues and strengthen the community at Frankfurt School.
FS Ventures offers an opportunity for exchange between startups from the Rhine-Main area and the students of Frankfurt School. Both sides can benefit from this: The students have the opportunity to get in direct contact with the founders and to receive important tips and experiences. Startups can present and advertise their product to an open-minded but critical target group. In the future, the focus will be even more on venture capital and the diverse financing possibilities for young companies.
FS Women in Business is a platform of female students within Frankfurt School. In our initiative, there are “seniors” experienced in different fields, as for example consulting, start-ups, banking or asset management. This way, other female students are able to ask questions and network. We invite alumnae to talk about their experiences and inspire others with their stories as well as to create opportunities to get to know them personally. Once a semester, we organize panel discussions and Q&A sessions with professionals.
TEDxFS is a yearly independently organized TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) event and will display talks from various fields including medicine, neuroscience, entrepreneurship, and personal development. In TED's spirit of ideas worth spreading the events shall inspire people to further improve and to take on leadership within their chosen field. At the TEDxFS event, 7 to 8 live speakers will be presented to the audience in order to spark vivid discussions.