Deutscher Verein für Versicherungswissenschaft e.V. (DVfVW)

The German Association for Insurance Science

The German Association for Insurance Science is AIDA’s National Section in Germany. 

Founded in 1899, the German Association for Insurance Science, a non-profit organization, has nearly 1,200 corporate and personal members - experts from the fields of universities and insurance practice, from insurance supervision and jurisprudence, the legislative bodies, association and consumer protection organizations and liberal professions. The activities of this scientific society extend to 

  • the organization of scientific events, annual conferences and symposia;
  • the publication of the Journal of Insurance Science (Zeitschrift für die gesamte Versicherungswissenschaft) as a print and online medium;
  • the maintenance of a specialized library for all insurance disciplines – in particular insurance law, insurance industry, insurance mathematics, insurance medicine and social insurance;
  • a programme for interdisciplinary insurance research projects with the support of the German Insurance Association (Gesamtverband der Deutschen Versicherungswirtschaft e.V. – GDV).


Within the interdisciplinary German Association for Insurance Science (DVfVW), the AIDA membership is administered by the board of the association and by the section for insurance law.

Those primarily responsible for the Office of the German Association for Insurance Science (DVfVW) are: 


Dr Andrea Uber 

+49 (30) 897 379 20


Inga Lipp-Krebs 

+49 (30) 897 379 217

The principal officers of the Section for Insurance Law are primarily responsible for liaison and dealings of the National Section with AIDA.

  • Prof. Dr Oliver Brand (AIDA National Section Chairman)
  • Institute for Insurance Sciences,
    University of Mannheim,
    68161 Mannheim,
  • +49 (621) 181 1363