871372 Damage adjustment

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Holub, Markus
Offered in
Wintersemester 2023/24
Languages of instruction


Beside risk prevention and risk reduction, the integral risk management also deals with risk transfer. This term subsumes the transfer of monetary losses – caused by natural hazard processes – to third parties.
This lecture will give an insight in the Austrian tools of loss adjustment, in particular the disaster fund and recent insurance solutions. Benefits and limitations of these solutions are discussed and are contrasted with comparable international solutions.

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

To gain insights in the Austrian way of loss adjustment and compensation (disaster fund, insurance solutions)
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