Program Content

Key Features

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance, Risk and Insurance by distance learning is designed for professionals who aspire to a successful career in finance, risk management and trade credit insurance.

You will study a variety of online/distance learning modules and will attend block seminars in the stunning German Black Forest across three semesters at Offenburg University’s highly-ranked Faculty of Business.

This includes seven core modules plus options from a wide range of courses including:

  • International Financial Markets
  • Fintech and Insuretech
  • Macroeconomic Risk Analysis
  • ECA Foundations and Principles
  • Underwriting and Portfolio Management
  • Corporate Diplomacy
  • Innovative Decision Making
  • International Negotiation Skills.

The Offenburg University MBA in Finance, Risk and Insurance enables you to work with ambitious professionals discovering an experience that is truly transformational.


Program Director

Prof Dr Andreas Klasen
Andreas Klasen is full Professor of International Business and Head of the Institute for Trade and Innovation (IfTI) at Offenburg University, Visiting Professor at Northumbria University (UK) and Senior Honorary Fellow at Durham University (UK).

His research focuses on innovation, trade policy, export finance and economic development. He also advises development banks, ECAs, governments and corporates on benchmarking and market analysis, strategy and business model innovation, and process improvement. Until 2015, he was a Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers and PwC’s Economics & Policy leader, serving also as Managing Director of the official German export credit and investment insurance agency, as well as Vice President of the Berne Union.


Lecturers Include

Prof Dr Dirk Drechsler
Professor of Risk and Compliance, Offenburg University

Prof Dr Philipp Eudelle
Professor of Economics, Offenburg University

Dr Rebecca Harding
Chief Executive, Coriolis Technologies

Dr Martina Höppner
Chief Financial Officer, KSH

Dr Chris Jeffs
Affiliate Professor in Strategic Management, Grenoble Ecole de Management

Dr Simone Krummaker
Senior Lecturer in Insurance, Cass Business School, City, University of London

Ahmed Madkour
Claims and Recovery Director, Recovery Advisers

Dr Henning Meyer
Visiting Fellow, Cambridge University

Prof Dr Anne Najderek
Professor for Financial Reporting and Accounting, Offenburg University

Dr Lars Ponterlitschek
Head of Finance and Risk Management, SERV

Nadja Scheurer
Visiting Lecturer, Offenburg University

Anisse Terai
Head of Policy and Partnerships ITFC, Islamic Development Bank Group

Prof Dr Thomas Wenger
Professor of Corporate Finance, Offenburg University