Course Catalog

PROGRAM STRUCTURE
The duration of the undergraduate course of the Department is eight semesters (four years) and leads to the award of a degree in Statistics and Insurance Science.
In addition to the principal courses and subjects of general interest, the program of studies includes a wide range of optional courses related to the fields of Theoretical Statistics and Actuarial Science as well as to their applications. During the last four semesters, the students can specialize in either Statistics or Insurance Science, having in both cases a good background in Informatics. Additionally, the foreign language courses are specially designed to cover the needs of students in these fields.

TEACHING METHODS
The teaching methods include lectures, seminars, individual or group projects and practice. Each course lasts 3-5 hours on a weekly basis. The available resources are up-to-date and help students in effective practicing.

PROGRAM OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES
The Department offers the following courses in each semester: (1,3,5,7: Autumn-Winter semesters, (2,4,6,8: Spring-Summer semesters). The student's workload is 30 ECTS credits per semester. To obtain a bachelor's degree, students must earn a total of 240 ECTS credits over four academic years.

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1st Semester

Course title Hours/week ECTS Category Field
Calculus I 5 6 compulsory Mathematics
Introduction to Insurance 4 4 compulsory Insurance
Applied Linear Algebra 5 6 compulsory Mathematics
Microeconomic Theory 4 4 compulsory Economics
Descriptive Statistics 5 5 compulsory Statistics
Computers Lab 4 5 compulsory Mathematics


2nd Semester

Course title Hours/week ECTS Category Field
Calculus II 5 6 compulsory Mathematics
Introduction to Computer Science 4 5 compulsory Mathematics
Macroeconomic Theory 4 5 compulsory Economics
Probability I 5 6 compulsory Statistics
Algebra 4 4 elective Mathematics
General Insurance 4 4 elective Insurance
Management Information Systems 4 4 elective Mathematics
Combinatorics 3 4 elective Statistics

3rd Semester

Course title Hours/week ECTS Category Field
Insurance Law 4 5 compulsory Insurance
Demography 4 5 compulsory Demography
Introduction to Accounting 4 5 compulsory Economics
Probability II 5 6 compulsory Statistics
Financial Mathematics 4 5 compulsory Economics
Numerical Analysis 4 4 elective Mathematics
Commercial Law 3 4 elective General
Social Insurance 4 4 elective Insurance
Sociology 3 4 elective General
Real Analysis 4 4 elective Mathematics
Philosophy 3 4 elective General

4th Semester

Course title Hours/week ECTS Category Field
Actuarial Mathematics 5 7 compulsory Actuarial
Corporate Finance 4 6 compulsory Economics
Life Insurance I 4 6 compulsory Actuarial
Statistics I: Estimation Theory 5 7 compulsory Statistics
Life and Health Insurance 4 4 elective Insurance
Differential Equations 3 4 elective Mathematics
Operations Research 4 4 elective Mathematics
Entrepreneurship 4 4 elective General

5th Semester

Course title Hours/week ECTS Category Field
Life Insurance II 4 6 compulsory Actuarial
Loss Distributions 4 6 compulsory Actuarial
Statistics II: Hypothesis Testing 4 6 compulsory Statistics
Foreign Language 4 - compulsory General
Financial Statement Analysis 4 4 elective Economics
Business Administration 4 4 elective General
Special Topics in Demography 3 4 elective Demography
Marketing Research 3 4 elective General
Reliability Theory 3 4 elective Statistics
Economics of Insurance 3 4 elective General

6th Semester

Course title Hours/week ECTS Category Field
Regression Analysis 4 6 compulsory Statistics
Credibility Theory 4 5 compulsory Actuarial
Sampling Methods and Techniques 4 5 compulsory Statistics
Stochastic Processes 4 6 compulsory Statistics
Foreign Language 4 - compulsory General
Investment Analysis 4 4 elective Economics
Time Series Analysis 4 4 elective Statistics
Biostatistics 3 4 elective Statistics
Teaching Statistics 3 4 elective General
Introduction to Educational Technology 3 4 elective General
Special Topics in Probability Theory 3 4 elective Statistics
Ratemaking 4 4 elective Actuarial
Insurance Operations and Management 3 4 elective Insurance
Population Geography 3 4 elective Demography
Statistical Quality Control 3 4 elective Statistics

7th Semester

Course title Hours/week ECTS Category Field
Analysis of Variance 4 6 compulsory Statistics
Ruin Theory 5 6 compulsory Actuarial
Statistical Packages 4 6 compulsory Statistics
Foreign Language 4 - compulsory General
Actuarial Pension Plans 4 4 elective Actuarial
Survival Analysis 4 4 elective Statistics
Actuarial Modeling 3 4 elective Actuarial
Special Topics in Insurance 3 4 elective Insurance
Special Topics in Life Insurance 3 4 elective Actuarial
Special Topics in Stochastic Processes 3 4 elective Statistics
Risk and Insurance Theory 4 4 elective Actuarial
Statistical Decision Theory 4 4 elective Statistics
Bayesian Statistics 4 4 elective Statistics
Design of Socio-Economics Studies 3 4 elective Demography
Internship 3 4 elective General

8th Semester

Course title Hours/week ECTS Category Field
Nonparametric Statistics 4 7 compulsory Statistics
Risk Management 4 7 compulsory Actuarial
Actuarial Survival Models 4 4 elective Actuarial
Asset-liability Management 3 4 elective Actuarial
Population Aging and Insurance Economy 3 4 elective Insurance
Special Topics in Actuarial Theory 3 4 elective Actuarial
Special Topics in Applied Statistics 3 4 elective Statistics
Special Topics in Statistics 3 4 elective Statistics
Theory and Practice of Reinsurance 3 4 elective Actuarial
Financial Derivatives 4 4 elective Economics
Intenrship 3 4 elective General
Multivariate Analysis 4 4 elective Statistics
Simulation 3 4 elective Mathematics
Statistics of Social Phenomena 4 4 elective Demography
Stochastic Analysis 4 4 elective Statistics
Financial Econometrics 4 4 elective Economics