Special Aspects of Insurance Mathematics


Prof. Dr. Jochen Ruß

Prof. Dr. Jochen Ruß works at the Institut für Finanz- und Aktuarwissenschaften (ifa) and combines scientific work with practical life insurance expertise.


2/0 SWS (4 ECTS)

Seminar date

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

The dates will be discussed with the participants at the beginning of the winter semester.





If you are interested, simply contact Hajo Zwiesler (hans-joachim.zwiesler(at)uni-ulm.deas 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 thecurrent semester)?  


The seminar will cover special aspects and innovative topics in life insurance. In this seminar, we will put a special focus on modern life insurance products.
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 is required. Insurance Economics and Financial Mathematics 1 are helpful.

Seminar Performance

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