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Why join the CFA Program Preparation Course?

Includes a mock exam

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A CFA mock exam is included at the end of the preparation course. Although this is not a formal CFA® examination, it can be considered a live ‘test run’.

Lectures by CFA® charter holders

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Lectures by CFA® charter holders and experienced investment professionals, that bridge the gap between theory and practice for you.

Interactive learning

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Interactive learning with other participants and with additional guidance from lecturers.

Helps to keep a disciplined and systematic approach

For whom?

Are you pursuing a career in investment analysis or portfolio management? A CFA charter helps you excel at all stages of your career. This CFA Preparation Course is for you if you are preparing for the Level I or Level II exams.

Need help?

If you have any questions, please contact:

Iris Kroese MA 
Programme Manager
E: executive-education@uva.nl
T: +31 6 1893 8203

What will you learn?

During these courses, you will:

  1. learn a consistent, systematic study approach that will solidify the knowledge and makes passing the exams less stressful;
  2. learn to intelligently manage your time;
  3. learn how to read, understand and complete CFA exam questions;
  4. receive exam tips and tricks from professionals who have passed the exam before you.
Course dates
  • CFA Preparation Course Level I

    Only 43% of the global CFA candidates passed Level I exam last year. This CFA Preparation course increases your chances of successful completion of the CFA exam. This preparation course is organised twice a year and includes 16 on-site sessions + 1 mock exam.

      Fall 2024 Spring 2025
    Time 19.00–22.00 (Wednesdays) 19.00–22.00 (Wednesdays)
    Lecture dates

    2, 9, 16 and 23 October 2024

    6, 13, 20 and 27 November 2024

    4, 11 and 18 December 2024

    8, 15, 22 and 29 January 2025

    5 February 2025

    5, 12, 19 and 26 March 2025

    2, 9, 16 and 23 April 2025

    7, 14, 21 and 28 May 2025

    4, 11, 18 and 25 June 2025

    Mock exam Saturday 8 February 2025 Saturday 28 June 2025
  • CFA Preparation Course Level II

    Only 45% of the global CFA candidates passed the Level II exam last year. The CFA Program Preparation Course is the perfect lead-up to successful completion of the exam. This preparation course is organised once a year and includes 15 on site sessions + 1 mock exam.

      Spring 2025
    Time 19.00–22.00 (Tuesdays)
    Lecture dates

    11, 18 and 25 March 2025

    1, 8, 15 and 22 April 2025

    6, 13, 20 and 27 May 2025

    3, 10, 17 and 24 June 2025

    Mock exam 28 June 2025
The teachers of this course are absolutely world-class, simply excellent. I cannot give them, or this course, a higher level of praise. Luke Roux, Business Analyst at ING


Fees vary depending on when you sign up.

CFA Preparation Course Level I
  Tuition* Application deadline Start date
Early bird fee €2,750 1 July 2024 2 October 2024
Standard fee €3,080 17 September 2024 2 October 2024
CFA Preparation Course Level II
  Tuition* Application deadline Start date
Early bird fee €2,580 23 December 2024 11 March 2025 
Standard fee €2,900 24 February 2025 11 March 2025 

* The fee is VAT-exempt.
* The fee covers course tuition, instructors’ handouts and a mock exam. It does not include the exam fee.

Alumni get a 10% discount

UvA Alumni receive a 10% discount on the standard fee. Please note that this discount cannot be combined with the early bird discount.

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