Zeitschrift für die gesamte Versicherungswissenschaft (ZVersWiss)

German Journal of Risk and Insurance

Edited by Deutscher Verein für Versicherungswissenschaft e.V. (DVfVW)

Release period 4 issues per year with a number of pages of approx. 400 pp./vol. Language: German, English


ISSN 0044-2585 (Print)
ISSN 1865-9748 (Online)

About Journal

The German Journal of Risk and Insurance aims at stimulating the interdisciplinary exchange between scientists in the fields of risk and insurance. The authors of the papers published in the Journal come from various disciplines: economics, mathematics, laws and medicine. The Journal was founded in 1901 and is actually one of the oldest risk and insurance journals of the world.

Since 2023 all contributions are published in Open Access under the Creative Commons licence CC BY 4.0.

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Online First Publications

Here you will find articles currently published as online first publications in the journal Zeitschrift für die gesamte Versicherungswissenschaft .


Starting with volume 2023, this journal will be published in Diamond Open Access.
All contributions are published under the Creative Commons licence CC BY 4.0. Authors do not have to bear any costs for publication in Open Access.

Print copies of the journal can be ordered by subscription or as single issues at the following prices:
Subscription price (Print only) annually EUR 74,90; Single Issue (Print only) EUR 29,90

All prices are recommended retail prices. For domestic orders the prices include VAT. For orders from abroad the prices are net prices, exclusive of VAT.

Subscriptions will generally be charged upon the publication of the first issue per volume.

Shipping costs see Journal Price List 2024.

Cancellation of subscription is requested by 6 weeks before the end of the calendar year.

Editorial Office

Verantwortliche Bereichsschriftleiter

Heinrich R. Schradin, Köln (Versicherungsökonomie)

Manfred Wandt, Frankfurt am Main (Versicherungsrecht)
Angelika May, Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg (Versicherungsmathematik)
Alban Senn, Munich Re (Versicherungsmedizin)

Beirat (Associate Editors)

Peter Albrecht, Universität Mannheim
Christian Armbrüster, Freie Universität Berlin
Meinrad Dreher, Universität Mainz
Randy E. Dumm, Ph.D., Florida State University
Louis Eeckhoudt, Université de Mons
Christian Hipp, Universität Karlsruhe
Norbert Klusen, Techniker Krankenkasse, Hamburg
Klaus D. Schmidt, Technische Universität Dresden
Peter Zweifel, Universität Zürich

Schriftleitung (Managing Editor)

Ute Lohse, Institute of Risk and Insurance, Leibniz Universität Hannover

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