Special Aspects of Insurance Mathematics


Prof. Dr. Alexander Kling is partner and senior consultant at the Institut für Finanz- und Aktuarwissenschaften (ifa), Prof. Dr. Jochen Ruß is managing partner at the Institut für Finanz- und Aktuarwissenschaften (ifa). They both combine scientific work with practical life insurance expertise. Their focus is on the development of innovative life insurance products in particular with new forms of guarantees, on actuarial aspects of life settlements, as well as on behavioral aspects of insurance demand.


2/0 SWS (4 ECTS)

Seminar date

This seminar takes place as a block seminar. The attendance at all seminar dates is required.

Date: July 10, 2023: 9:00 - 14:00.

Location: Helmholtzstrasse 20, 1.27. 

Topics: TBA.

Further information

If you have any questions, please contact Stefan Schelling (stefan.schelling(at)uni-ulm.de)


If you are interested, simply contact Stefan Schelling (stefan.schelling(at)uni-ulm.de) as soon as possible with the following information:

  • name
  • subject of study, number of semesters
  • current overview of grades
  • Which lectures have you already heard in Actuarial Science, Financial Mathematics and Finance (including the current semester)?


The seminar will cover special aspects and innovative topics in life insurance.

Participants of the seminar will receive current research papers which will then be presented in the seminar.

Target Group

The seminar is suitable for Master students in Wirtschaftsmathematik, Wirtschaftswissenschaften or Finance. Previous knowledge in Personenversicherungsmathematik, Insurance Economics and Derivatives are helpful.

Seminar Performance

Based on their performance in the seminar, every participant will be credited with an (internal) grade.