The ideas behind AQR were born in academia, and education has been in our DNA ever since. For us, learning never stops. We've  published hundreds of journal articles, white papers, and thought leadership pieces in our pursuit of excellence, truth and clarity in investing.

We promote knowledge because collective wisdom benefits our people, our community and our clients. That’s why we work with universities to support the next generation of talent and host events to connect clients with the brightest minds in the industry. We believe we help our clients succeed by helping them make more informed investment decisions.


QU∀NTA Academy

QU∀NTA Academy is our professional development program that puts our passion for lifelong education into action. Whether sharpening skills or expanding horizons, QU∀NTA Academy helps our employees discover their full potential. 

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The AQR Insight Award

The AQR Insight Award recognizes and rewards exceptional academic papers that offer an original, intelligent approach to issues in the investment world. Up to three papers share a $100,000 prize.

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The AQR Asset Management Institute at London Business School

In partnership with London Business School, the AQR Asset Management Institute brings together academics, practitioners, policymakers and regulators to tackle the global investment community’s greatest challenges.

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AQR Top Finance Graduate Award at The Copenhagen Business School

The AQR Top Finance Graduate Award is given to graduate students working on research that has strong real-world implications for the investment community. The selection committee, made up of top academics from universities around the world, handpicks the winners from hundreds of candidates. Students receive a financial prize and are invited to present their research in Copenhagen.

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