FIN 560 Risk Management of Insurance Companies

General Information

Lecturer Prof. Dr. Peter Albrecht
Exercises Jan Bauer
Credit Points 8 ECTS
Hours per week 4 hours
Language German
Grading Written exam (90 Min.)

For more information:

See German page. 

Course Structure

  • Subject

    Subject of this course will be the management of risks, which insurance companies (in life as well as in non-life insurance) cover within the scope of their insurance activities.


  • Objectives

    After a successful completion of the course, participants will be able to quantify insurance risks in life and non-life insurance. Students will know the most important instruments regarding risks (premium and tariff calculation, solvency, technical reserves, reinsurance, risk-adjusted performance management) and will be able to apply the respective basic methods.


  • Requirements

    Formal: none

    Recommended: Students taking this course should be able to apply basic probability theory and statistics as well as basic finance mathematics and capital budgeting. 

  • Lecture Materials

    All materials will be made available via ILIAS. 


  • Evaluation Results