The institute offers a wide range of courses that cover both the fundamentals of economics and insurance as well as current economic and business problems related to risk management and insurance. In addition to the academic aspect, the institute places great emphasis on industry contacts. Therefore, the course offerings are supplemented by applied courses taught by executives from the insurance industry. These topics include reinsurance, retirement planning, value-based management of financial institutions, communicative leadership, and digital innovation. The research focuses of the institute include insurance theory, disaster risk and climate risk management, risk classification, insurance fraud, and risk aversion.
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Latest news and events
10 May—24 MayRisk Management Corporate Talks
Lecture series on risk management with high-profile executives from various branches of industry.
14 Nov—31 JanFinance & Risk Seminar Winter 2023/2024
The Finance & Risk Seminar aims to facilitate the scientific interaction between professors, postdocs and Ph.D. students about current research questions on finance and risk management.
New Publication in the Journal of Risk and Insurance
The paper "Mitigating moral hazard with usage-based insurance" by Julia Holzapfel, Richard Peter, and Andreas Richter was published in the Journal of Risk and Insurance.