University Relations Committee


Universities create the pipeline of future investment management professionals and potential CFA candidates. The University Relations Committee’s mission is to foster relations with major universities and universities of applied sciences with a view to sustainably optimizing that pipeline, thereby supporting CFA Institute’s overall mission to serve clients and society. The committee aims to achieve this through franchise-building activities, support in educational activities and especially the provision of credentialing programs that require the application of technical knowledge and an appropriate ethical framework.

The committee establishes relationships between faculty and students and practitioners in the investment community and is tasked with these duties:

  • Organizing and promoting the CFA Institute Research Challenge.
  • Organizing and promoting the CFA Institute Affiliation Program.
  • Developing new formats.

The Chairs of the University Relations Committee are Olivier P. Müller, CFA and Mirjana Wojtal, PhD.