Become a CFA Society Switzerland Candidate Member!


Become a CFA Society Switzerland Candidate Member and join a community of highly engaged professionals in the financial sector! 
Our Candidate Members enjoy a great variety of benefits, discounts and opportunities to develop their career and expand their professional network.


Member fees


The annual fee for the CFA Society Switzerland membership is CHF 100. Apply for a Candidate discount of 50% using code "CANDIDATE50".



CFA candidate membership is available for individuals who are currently enrolled in the CFA Program.

The benefits are designed to provide you with comprehensive support through your studies and help you to achieve at the highest level. 

CFA Society Switzerland Candidate Membership is available for 6 years. After this period you have probably gained your CFA designation and are eligible for regular membership. Otherwise, you have the option to become an affiliate member of the society. 


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Candidate Member Benefits


Candidate membership equips you with practical benefits to help you stay ahead in the investment profession and connect with like-minded peers.


Participate in "How to succeed in Finance" events 

  • Learn from senior professionals in the finance industry

  • Join our quarterly in person events

  • Network with other candidate members in the post event aperos.

  • Free of charge to candidate members

          Past Events Recap


Connect with like-minded peers

Grow your professional network by connecting with peers and senior executives in the investment industry in Switzerland:

  • Connect on LinkedIn community and WhatsApp groups.

  • Get involved in the candidate member community as a volunteer


Professional Education

           Stay ahead by developing your knowledge and keeping up-to-date with the latest industry insights:

  • Attend educational online & in-person events and conferences (2 webinars per month)
  • Enhance your professional development and earn continuing education credits for our educational events

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Profit from discounts on prep material and courses



  • Up to 20% discount on study materials of Kaplan Schweser (through their portal only).

  • 10% discount on in-person and online courses from  CfBS  (Zurich), please refer to being a candidate member of CFA Society Switzerland.

           CfBS has been running CFA prep courses since 2001 and has helped more than a thousand candidates to prepare for the exams in               Switzerland. For the 2024 CFA levels I, II and III exams we are offering the following courses:

           Weekday Evening Classes in Zurich

  • Weekday evening class for level I, starting on 11 March (105 lessons; CHF 3,940.-)
  • Weekday evening class for level II, starting on 4 April  (93 lessons; CHF 3,940.-)

           Weekday Evening Classes Live Online

  • Weekday evening class for level I, starting on 11 March (105 lessons; CHF 2,840.-)
  • Weekday evening class for level II, starting on 4 April  (93 lessons; CHF 2,840.-)

          In part 1 of the course, the knowledge required to pass the exam is explained and applied to practical examples. Part 2 focuses on                reviewing critical exam topics using a question-based format. A computer-based trial exam concludes the course. The class size is                  limited to a maximum of 15 participants allowing interaction with the lecturers.

          Course Registration

         For course registration and more details regarding our CFA exam preparation courses, please visit the website at or           contact Dr. Enzo Mondello, CFA, FRM, CAIA by e-mail ( or by phone (044 240 04 50).

Connect with fellow candidates

  • Whatsapp groups. Access is exclusive to CFA candidates. 

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Access new and exciting career opportunities

Take advantage of our career support services and our collaboration with leading recruiters to gain access to new job opportunities.

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Member Value Pack

Members of CFA Society Switzerland are in a privileged position which makes them attractive to many vendors. Similar to university alumni organizations, CFA Society Switzerland can help make the most of that by curating a carefully selected choice of goods and services to members at particularly favorable terms.​​

See the offers in Member Value Pack


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