Sep, 19-21 2018:  the students of the MA in Actuarial and Finance Science at the University Barcelona who won the fifth edition of “The Challenge Program”, visited the headquarters of Zurich Insurance Group (Switzerland) as part of the ‘Zurich Experience Award 2018’.

The ‘Challenge Program’ is the most relevant annual education event organized by the UBZurich Chair. The winners of the Zurich Experience Award 2018 were announced during the last Actuarial Day 2018 ceremony. The four members of the winner team, the master students Emma Bonet, Maria Carmen Casademunt, Javier Fincias and Ferran Iglesias made a two-day visit to the Zurich Development Center.

During the visit, the students received an information session about the actuarial career in Zurich given by Francisco Riera and David Ford. The four students also had a meeting with member of the Life technical team and attended a session about the Digital world vision in Life insurance. In the meeting, the visiting students had the opportunity to make a presentation of their winner business case project awarded with the ‘Zurich Experience’.