The Center for Insurance Studies is based in Munich and is part of the Research Center for Financial Services at the Steinbeis University Berlin, it is investigating trends in the insurance market. In the context of this research focus, several studies and papers have been published within the last few years. The objective of the Center for Insurance Studies is to enhance the insurance industry through scientific investigations. The Center for Insurance studies is therefore supposed to build a bridge between the academic research and practically useful experiences. Directors of the institute are Professor Dr. Jens Kleine, Professor for financial services at the Steinbeis-University Berlin, and Professor Markus Venzin, Professor for strategic management at the university L. Bocconi in Milan. Furthermore the team consists of several research and graduate assistants.
Topics of special interest for the Center for Insurance Studies are:
- Development of European insurance markets
- Consumer/ provider/ regulator trends
- Competitive analyses
Contact person: Jan Wichmann