22 – 28 June 2008 in Foros (Crimea, Ukraine)

International Summer School “ Insurance and Finance: Science, Practice and Education” will be held in Foros (Crimea , Ukraine) on 22 - 28 June 2008 (21 June is the day of arrival).

It will be organized in the frame of the EU TEMPUS PROJECT IB-JEP-25054-2004 by Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University , Training Centre for Actuaries and Financial Analysts, Society of Actuaries of Ukraine, Malardalen University (Sweden) and State Commission for Regulation of the Financial Services Markets of Ukraine.

Main topics:

  • Actuarial Sciences;
  • Analytical Methods in Finance;
  • Educational Actuarial Programs;
  • Training Center for Actuaries and Financial Analysts;
  • Actuarial education in Ukraine and Tacis Project “Support to Ukrainian Insurance Sector”;
  • Problems of Insurance Business in Ukraine and Actuarial Support of Insurance Companies Activity;
  • Practical topics (Society of Actuaries of Ukraine).

The lectures of prominent specialists from Europe and Ukraine will be given and round tables/ seminars with presentation of short communications of participants will be organized.

The work of School will be organized in three sections:

  • Research in Actuarial Science and Finance;
  • Actuarial Education;
  • Practice of Insurance Business in Ukraine.

School languages: Ukrainian, Russian and English.

Organizing Committee: Yulia Misura (Kyiv, Ukraine, co-chairman), Dmitrii Silvestrov (Vasteras, Sweden, co-chairman), Yurii Ivanko (Kyiv, Ukraine), Oleksandr Borysenko (Kyiv, Ukraine, secretary), Nadija Zinchenko (Kyiv, Ukraine), Evelina Silvestrova (Vasteras, Sweden), Galina Bagro (Kyiv, Ukraine).

Abstracts and Proceedings of the School will be published. Abstracts (Microsoft Word file, title of the communication, author(s), affiliation, text of an abstract, references) have to be sent by e-mail to up to June 1, 2008. Proceedings of the School will be published as a separate issue of the journal “Theory of Stochastic Processes”.

Registration fee: 20 US $. It can be paid upon arrival to the School.

Deadline for applications: May 15, 2008. The short registration letter (name, affiliation, address, telephone, fax, e-mail address, title of communication) has to be send by e-mail to the address:

Address of the School: Professor Oleksandr Borysenko, Department of Probability Theory and Mathematical Statistics, Mechanics and Mathematics Faculty, Kyiv University, Kyiv, 01033, Ukraine.

Tel./fax: 380-44-259-03-92 E-mail:


History: see information on the previous summer schools : 2006 and 2007.