BFC-M-07: Insurance and Asset Management

Winter Term 2019/2020

Course Description

This course addresses central questions in the areas of insurance and asset management. After an introductory treatment of the fundamentals of insurance, students deal with the demand for insurance from a decision-theoretic point of view. Afterwards, the supply of insurance is treated by considering aspects of traditional premium calculation, risk management, financial insurance pricing, and regulation. The course further focuses on the subject of life insurance. The course is structured as follows:

  • Introduction to Insurance
  • Decisions under Uncertainty
  • Insurance Demand
  • Insurance Supply & Risk Management
  • Life Insurance

Course language: English (summer term), German (winter term)

Exam language: English

The Module in the Study Program

  • Module: BFC-M-07
  • Course level: Master
  • Recommended semester: 2
  • ECTS-Credits: 6
  • For information on the status of the course in the study program please refer to the website of the examining board ("Prüfungsausschuss")

Bibliography & Course Material

The corresponding bibliography and further information on the course can be found in the course catalogue ("Modulhandbuch") available for download through

Course material as well as information on the organizational structure of the course will be provided on the Virtual Campus. The access code will be communicated in the course of the first lecture and may be requested by e-mail to bwl-bfc(at)

Registration & Scheduling

Registration and deregistration for the exam online through FlexNow! during the official registration period of the Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics and Business Administration.


BFC-M-07: Insurance and Asset Management, Übung
Michael Herold

Seminaristischer Unterricht

BFC-M-07: Insurance and Asset Management
Michael Herold