The research unit of Finance and Insurance (FINS) 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.

We admit outstanding students from worldwide. If you are interested to work with us please send your application to Your application should include a cover letter, cv as well as an inventory of the courses taken and grades obtained. Selected applicants are invited for an interview (in person or by (video) phone). If you want to find out more about our research interests, please consult /

We make a decision at our own discretion.

Funding is available to cover 4 years of Phd studies.