The Faculty aspires to produce graduates with a broad and comprehensive understanding of Statistics and Insurance Science and their interactions while still being able to offer services to a broad spectrum of employers. The nominal duration of the studies is four academic years. Each academic year comprises a Winter and a Spring Semester, i.e. a total of eight semesters. Each semester includes a number of mandatory and optional courses. Each course comprises lecturing, practical (laboratory) work and exercises (where applicable).

Since the academic year 2001-2002 operating new curriculum of the Department for students admitted to the Department of the Academic year 2001-2002 onwards. The old curriculum for students admitted to the Department of the Academic year 1996-1997 up to the Academic Year 2000-2001. Since the academic year 2004-2005 is taught completely new curriculum (students of all years of study).

For more information on the New and the Old Curriculum readers are referred to the respective paragraphs of Syllabus.