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Welcome to RiskLab Switzerland

RiskLab, founded in 1994, is an interdisciplinary research center in the Department of Mathematics of ETH Zurich focusing on statistical modelling and quantitative risk management in insurance and finance.

Its aims are:

  • promotion of scientific competence and methodology in the general area of statistical modelling and quantitative risk management;
  • promotion of fundamental and precompetitive applied research in strong connection with industrial practice;
  • knowledge exchange between academia and the financial industry and regulation;
  • promotion of ETH Zurich as leading centre of excellence regarding academic education and research in insurance mathematics.



Paul Embrechts: visiting professor

We are delighted to announce that Professor Paul Embrechts has been appointed for the Hung Hing-Ying Distinguished Visiting Professorship in Science and Technology at Hong Kong University. Read more 


Doctoral exam of Matthias Kirchner

Matthias Kirchner successfully defended his doctoral thesis entitled: "Perspectives on Hawkes processes". Congratulations! Read more 


John Ery: SCOR Fellowship Prize

The 2017 SCOR Fellowship Prize was awarded to John Ery for a collaborative doctoral thesis in the area of actuarial pricing, stochastic claims reserving and capital modelling. Read more 


Risk Day 2017

September 15
ETH Zurich

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Interview with P. Embrechts


Interview with H. Bühlmann


on the occasion of his 80th birthday (January 2010)

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