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Non-Life Insurance Mathematics

Apl. Prof. Dr. Frederik Herzberg



This lecture course covers the fundamental concepts and results of non-life insurance (i.e. property and casualty insurance):

  • Standard models of non-life insurance
  • Risk reduction by pooling risks
  • Ruin theory
  • Calculations of premiums I: risk measures
  • Calculations of premiums II: credibility theory
  • Loss reserving
  • Basics of reinsurance


Time & Venue


Monday, 2:15-3:45pm
Hörsaal III 
(building E2 5)

Starting on Monday, 30 October.


There will be a weekly one-hour tutorial. Time & venue to be announced in the second week of the semester.


Recommended Prerequisites



Principal text:

  • Lecture notes by Prof. H. Zähle plus some additions
    (successively published after the lectures under → Materials)


Further reading:

    Course reference shelf, kindly provided by the Campus-Bibliothek für Informatik und Mathematik

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