Prof. Dr. Mirko Kraft

Fields of Teaching and Research

  • Controlling and Risk Management of Insurance Companies
  • Insurance Supervision (Solvency II)
  • Cost Accounting/Cost Management
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI), Digitalization, Telematics Tariffs
  • Health Promotion and Insurance
  • Sustainability


University Activities

  • Academic Program Director of Insurance B.A. (part-time professional program)
  • Contact person for the specialization `Insurance Management´ in Master Business Administration
  • Member of the Departmental Board of the Department of Business Administration and Economics

Professional Activities

  • Forum V – The Northern Bavarian Institute for Insurance Sciences and Insurance Industry at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg
  • Member of BayWISS-Advisory Board of BayWISS Joint Academic Partnership Economics and Business
  • Contact Person European Supervisory Authorities (ESAs) University Partnership Programme

Curriculum Vitae

  • 09/2019 - 09/2021: Member of the EIOPA Consultative Expert Group on Digital Ethics in insurance
  • since 08/2015: Academic Program Director of Insurance B.A. (part-time professional program)
  • Since 02/2012: Professor for Insurance Management M.B.A. at Coburg University of applied sciences and arts
  • 08/2006 – 02/2012: Advisor in the Risk Management Department of the German Insurance Association (GDV), in Berlin; from 02/2008 to 06/2009: European Office of GDV in Brussels
  • 10/2001 – 06/2006: Academic staff member and doctoral thesis at the Chair for Management Accounting (Controlling) of the University of Münster
  • 10/1996 – 09/2001: Study of mathematics at the University of Düsseldorf

Professional Memberships

  • Gesellschaft für Betriebswirtschaft e.V. (GfB) (alumni association of the Department of Business Administration and Economics of Coburg University)
  • Hochschullehrerbund (hlb) (association of professors at German universities of applied sciences)
  • Verein zur Förderung der Forschungsstelle für Versicherungswesen – Universität Münster e.V. (Supporting Association of the Insurance Research Center of the University of Münster)
  • Deutscher Verein für Versicherungswissenschaft e.V. (DVfVW) (German Association for Insurance Sciences)
  • Europa-Union (German section of the Union of European Federalists (UEF))
  • THESIS e. V. (an interdisciplinary network for PhD candidates and early stage researchers in Germany)
  • Western Risk and Insurance Association (WRIA), Board