The research unit of Finance and Insurance (FIRE) conducts research in the areas of financial engineering/mathematics and in insurance mathematics. We are passionate with research and offer PhD students all support for conducting research. In particular, there are no teaching requirements nor mandatory courses to take. If you are passionate about mathematics and research, and want to pursue a PhD with us, we simply give you the opportunity to have research fun.

Admissions: We admit outstanding students worldwide. If you are interested to work with us please send your application which includes a cv as well as an inventory of the courses taken and grades obtained. Selected applicants are invited for an interview (in person or online). If you want to find out more about our research interests, please consult and We make a decision at our own discretion.

Funding is available to cover up to 4 years of Phd studies. We look forward to receiving your application ( and