The aim of the Department of Statistics and Insurance Science of the University of Piraeus is the theoretical and practical training of students in the fields of Statistics and Insurance Science, including Actuarial Science. The courses offered are a combination of theoretical and applied subjects. The students in the Department have the opportunity of specializing in both Statistics and Insurance Science through a balanced integrated program of carefully selected undergraduate courses.
The syllabus of the course, besides the compulsory background courses and courses of general interest, includes a variety of subjects in the field of statistics - theoretical and applied - as well as subjects of interest in insurance and actuarial applications.
The graduates of the Department are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to deal with statistical analyses in centers of applied research, to become quantitative analysts or risk managers in financial institutions and insurance companies, or to pursue a career as an actuary. A substantial number of our graduates goes on to pursue postgraduate studies in their chosen field of interest from a wide spectrum of subjects which includes statistics, biostatistics, economics and finance, risk management, actuarial science, statistics with computing etc.