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Natural disasters are a major impediment to development in many countries, undermining sustainable development and leading to loss of lives and livelihoods. 

Participants from the Climate Risk Insurance programme at Frankfurt School of Finance and Management will be introduced to the process of product development as well as tools and models relevant for climate and disaster risk analysis, insurance product design and pricing.    

  • Understanding and pricing climate and disaster risks
  • Relevance of climate risk insurance for risk mitigation and climate adaptation
  • Impact of climate change on climate risk assessment and risk transfer.

Participants will learn about 

  • the relevance of climate and disaster risks in developing and emerging economies and their negative impact on sustainable development
  • international initiatives  and support programs to increase access to climate risk insurance and overcome existing barriers of market development
  • the spectrum of existing climate and disaster risk insurance approaches
  • existing risk analysis tools and models to assess climate and disaster risks and implement them to define comprehensive climate adaptation policies
  • the different elements of the product development process for climate risk insurance products
  • the elements of the pricing process and premium components  

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 3 days
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Topics Covered: 
  • Understanding the relevance of climate and disaster (C&D) risk insurance
  • Understanding C&D risk insurance products
  • Introduction to risk pricing and placement processes for C&D risk transfer products
  • Understanding the impact of climate change on risk assessment and risk pricing

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Target Group:

  • Participants from the public and private sector responsible for climate and disaster risk management, including representatives (managers at mid-level and above) from public administration offices at national and sub-sovereign levels, regional and national development agencies/banks, financial intermediaries and insurance companies, cooperatives & agriculture entrepreneurs, scientists. 
  • Significant insurance expertise not required.   

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2580 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2580 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 3 days.
  • EU/EEA

    2580 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2580 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 3 days.
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Living costs for Frankfurt am Main

  • 941 - 1520 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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