The EU Supervisory Digital Finance Academy (EU-SDFA) is a TSI flagship initiative aimed at supporting financial supervisory authorities in coping with the risks and opportunities associated to the use of advanced technologies in the financial sector. The European Commission – DG Reform has established the Academy in cooperation with the three European Supervisory Authorities (EBA – ESMA – EIOPA) and the Florence School of Banking and Finance part of the Robert Schuman Centre of the European University Institute (FBF-EUI). The EU-SDFA encompasses comprehensive training cycles and workshops enabling the acquisition of new expertise and skills, knowledge sharing and peer-to-peer exchanges within the financial supervisory community.

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Digital finance in the EU : drivers, risks, opportunities

This publication features contributions from experts in the field, covering key topics discussed during the first academic year of the EU Supervisory Digital Finance Academy.

Giuseppe Sciascia - Leonardo Giani

Upcoming courses


Advanced Online training 26 February - 18 March 2024

Data-driven Business Models & Data Sharing in Finance

Advanced training week- Florence 18 - 21 March 2024

Digitalisation and consumer protection

Workshop organised by ESMA - Paris 3 - 4 April 2024

EU-SDFA videos

The importance of digital finance in European society

HDIW | Decentralised finance – Iota Nassr

Banco de España – Spanish sandbox and risk management

A common culture of digital finance supervision

On 24 October the European Commission together with the European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) and the Florence School of Banking and Finance (Robert Schuman Centre, EUI) launched the new EU Supervisory Digital Finance Academy (EU-SDFA) during a conference taking place at the EUI.

The EU-SDFA is a Technical Support Instrument flagship initiative aiming to support financial supervisory authorities coping with the risks and opportunities offered by advanced technologies in the financial sector. The EU-SDFA includes comprehensive training cycles as well as workshops for participants to gain new expertise and skills, share knowledge and engage in peer-to-peer exchanges within the financial supervisory community. This project will last until October 2025.

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