This recognition confirms the special status of EDHEC’s Nice campus in higher-level education and research in Finance.
The Nice campus, the development of which is supported by the City of Nice and the Métropole, hosts the largest risk and asset management research team in the world : EDHEC-Risk Institute.
This institute, set up in Nice in 2001, and whose reach today includes London, Singapore, Boston and Tokyo, also delivers a PhD in Finance that each year welcomes to Nice, London and Singapore professors from the best universities such as Chicago, Oxford, Caltech, Wharton and Princeton.
In 2012, EDHEC-Risk Institute signed a strategic partnership agreement with Princeton University in the area of financial risk management research. In 2013, the institute has developed, from Nice, a joint executive education programme in risk and investment with Yale University, which is taking place both in Europe and in the United States.