international Centre for Asset Management, Insurance and

Risk Management

iCAIR is an international, multi-university research program with a focus on financial mathematics and insurance. Academic activities including workshops, soft skills training, research projects and intership programs allow iCAIR to prepare quantitatively-oriented students for a professional career in the financial industry and academia.



The one-year research program invites qualified master's students to become junior fellows and PhD students to become senior fellows in iCAIR. The program offers an opportunity to work on an international research project in close collaboration with renowned professionals from academia and industry.


Students apply advanced theoretical concepts to address critical problems in industry; this experience will enable students to bridge the gap between learning and practice. An optional 3-month internship and intensive soft-skills training component further enhance the program experience. Students will be equipped with the skills that will help to accelerate their pursuit of a career in financial mathematics or insurance.