University College Ghent
Geraard de Duivelstraat 5 - 9000 Ghent - Belgium
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European Insurance (English language)34197/4572/2021/1/00
Study guide

European Insurance (English language)

Academic year 2020-21
Is found in:
  • International Curriculum Business, Retail and Languages, programme stage 3
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Weight: 3,00
Total study time: 75,00 hours
It is not possible to enrol in this course unit under
  • exam contract (to obtain a credit).
  • exam contract (to obtain a degree).
Special admission is required to enrol in this course unit under credit contract.
Co-ordinator: Chamon Benjamin
Languages: English
Scheduled for: Semester 1 or Semester 2

Final objectives

can negotiate with customers and can formulate customer-oriented advice


can use the specific insurance terminology and insurance legislation in an international context
can explain the principles of co-insurance and reinsurance, also in an international context
can explain the principles of pricing, accrual of premiums and reserves, also in an interantional context
can critically analyze international insurance legislation


The international insurance market
2. Supervision of insurance and reinsurance undertakings in the single European market
3. Private International Law on insurance contracts: regulations on solving conflicts of law with regard to insurance
4. Insurance mediation in the single European market
5. Reinsurance
6. Technical aspects related to insurance undertakings

Organisation of education

Contactonderwijs24,00 hours

Teaching methods

  • Learning dialogue
  • Assignment


Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Outside exam schedulePaper30,00
Inside Regular exam scheduleIntegrated assessment70,00
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
Inside Regular exam scheduleIntegrated assessment100,00
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Re-sit exam: is possible.

Study costs

Bijzondere studiekosten i.v.m. softwaregebruik: zie DOER
Possible deadlines for learning account: 01.12.2020 () or 15.03.2021 ()