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Institute of Insurance Economics

The Institute of Insurance Economics (I.VW-HSG) is one of the leading teaching and research institutions for risk management and insurance economics. Known for its innovative teaching, research and continuing education activities, it has been promoting dialog between science and practice as a partner and part of the University of St.Gallen (HSG) since 1949.

700 students/year
in Risk Management
& Insurance

Worldwide award
as “Global Center for Insurance Excellence”

Top ranking
in the Business School Ranking in the field of
Risk Management & Insurance

500+ managers/year
in Executive Education

40+ member companies
from the insurance industry in the Future.Value network

50+ publications in
A-Journals

9 research and teaching awards
of the American Risk & Insurance Association

The four areas of our institute

Research

Find out more about our research in the field of risk management and insurance.

Teaching

Discover our course offerings in the Bachelor, Master and PhD programs at the University of St.Gallen.

Executive Education

Get to know our extensive range of executive education courses in the field of risk management and insurance.

Future.Value

Find out about our trend monitoring activities and discover our partner network.

News

  • Website Header Journal of Risk and Insurance

    Publication: «More Options, More Problems? Lost in the Health Insurance Maze»

    Examining the impact of vertical health insurance menus, prevalent in global systems, Dr. Lan Zou and Prof. Dr. Christian ...

    21. February 2024

  • Cyberrisiken messen Grosse Herausforderungen kleine Fortschritte

    HZ Insurance: Messung von Cyberrisiken – Herausforderungen und Fortschritte

    Der Artikel präsentiert Erkenntnisse aus einer Konferenz zur 'Messung von Cyberrisiken im Finanzsektor' am MIT in Boston. Dabei gewährt ...

    19. February 2024

  • NZZ Beitrag

    Beitrag in NZZ zum Thema Die Zukunft der AHV

    Die AHV sieht sich vor bedeutenden Herausforderungen, da das Verhältnis zwischen Beitragszahlern und Rentnern aus dem Gleichgewicht gerät. Prof. ...

    16. February 2024

  • Titelbild St. Galler Trendmonitor 4.23

    St.Galler Trendmonitor zum Thema Versicherungsvertrieb

    Das Prinzip «Insurance is sold, not bought» reflektiert die Realität, dass Versicherungsprodukte oft nicht aktiv von Kunden nachgefragt werden. ...

    14. February 2024

  • Podcast Parasurance

    Podcast zum Thema Parasurance von Baloise

    In diesem Podcast diskutieren Prof. Dr. Alexander Braun, Assoziierter Professor für Versicherung und Kapitalmärkte an der HSG sowie Direktor ...

    12. February 2024

  • Webinar ILS

    Upcoming Webinar: Cyber Insurance-Linked Securities

    Join us on 20th February 2024 for an enriching webinar where, in collaboration with the AFIR-ERM (Finance, Investment & ...

    12. February 2024

  • Geneva association summit

    Panel: Harnessing Technology to Insure More People

    Moderating this panel is Alexander Braun, Director & Associate Professor at the Institute of Insurance Economics (University of St. ...

    12. February 2024

  • Journal of Economic Behaviour organization neu 1

    Publikation: «Optimal Insurance Deductibles under Limited Information»

    Die Forschungsarbeit «Optimal Insurance Deductibles under Limited Information» von Jan-Christian Fey, Hato Schmeiser (beide I.VW Universität St. Gallen) und ...

    12. February 2024

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Here you will find current job postings. We regularly have several vacancies for research assistants. We look forward to receiving your application.