Why Choose AIF

AIF is a global financial innovation and education institute headquartered in Amsterdam.  Through our open enrollment programs in Amsterdam and our in-company programs throughout the world, we connect ambitious professionals with the best minds in finance and other related topics. Taking part in one of our programs is a direct investment in your personal future and the success of your organization.


This is what makes the AIF experience unique:

  • Our clients, rather than profits, come first
  • AIF is an independent and not-for-profit foundation,  which allows us to cherry-pick our faculty from the world's leading business schools, such as INSEAD, NYU Stern, Berkeley Haas, Cambridge Judge and others
  • AIF delivers top quality programs. Our alumni give our faculty an average rating of 4.6 out of 5.0
  • Enrollment in of one of our programs means you become part of the AIF network, connecting you to professionals from more than 1,200 organizations in over 110 countries


AIF VISION:  We believe that better-educated professionals can better their world, be it their career, their organization, their sector or the world itself.

Past Events

AIF 25 years Better Future of Finance Symposium


25th Anniversary Symposium: 'The Better Future of Finance' - October 2016

AIF celebrated its 25th Anniversary on 27 October 2016 by organizing a Symposium 'The Better Future of Finance'. The objective was to explore the golbal challenges and opportunities facing the financial industry, and critically look to the future.

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Watch video of the 25th Anniversary Symposium

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Future of Banking Academy sounding the Gong - September 2015

Participants in the Future of Banking Academy sounded the gong at the NYSE Euronext Stock Exchange in Amsterdam.  The Future of Banking Academy is an invitation-only program co-created by FMO and Amsterdam Institute of Finance.

During their busy week in Amsterdam, participants representing 17 different countries were invited to sound the gong at the Euronext Stock Exchange in Amsterdam.

At the stroke of 9am, Gulbahor Makhkamova sounded the gong on behalf of the group to signal the opening of trading.

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Master of Science in Risk Management participants sounding the Gong - August 2015

Participantsin the NYU Stern Master of Science in Risk Management took time out from classes at Amsterdam Institute of Finance to sound the gong at the NYSE Euronext Stock Exchange in Amsterdam.

They follow a line of distinguished guests who have already participated in the gong ceremony, including international politicians, CEOs of exchange listed companies and Olympic medal winners as well as other prominent individuals and organizations.

The Future of Finance | Symposium & Dinner 2014

The Future of Finance: Symposium & Dinner - May 2014

CFA Society Netherlands and Amsterdam Institute of Finance proudly presented their first joint symposium & dinner -  The Future of Finance. This symposium brought industry leaders together to share their vision of the future of finance. Joining us on the day were around 150 professionals representing a variety of industries who took the opportunity to network and discuss.

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The Future of Banking Academy - April 2014

AIF partnered with FMO to create the program: The Future of Banking Academy. Taking part in this program are 24 senior executives from 20 developing countries. These professionals are specially selected and invited to take part in this 5-day program with the goal of preparing them for new levels of leadership in their organizations.


Risk Symposium_2 - Ingo Walter, Arnoud Boot, Sir John Gieve Systemic Risk SymposiumAddressing the Threat - October 2012

The aim of the Systemic Risk Symposium was to  provide a frank assessment of where we are on the progress-meter for creating acceptable adjustments to contain systemic risk in the financial architecture. Dynamic and lively discussions from panel members provided an interesting and informative afternoon.