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Research Program

IIS actively enhances the industry’s role in mitigating risk and narrowing the global protection gap with efforts centered on research, scholarship and development

Shin Research Excellence Awards

In partnership, the IIS and The Geneva Association have combined efforts to achieve a broad global reach for prominent practical insurance research. The joint research program, which is endowed by Kyobo Life Insurance Company, promotes practically oriented, applied research in the field of insurance and risk management, addressing topics which directly influence business operations.

Research proposals are submitted from leading academics worldwide and selected and refereed by a panel of distinguished judges, represented by insurance experts and industry scholars. The selected Shin Research Scholars present their research at the IIS Global Insurance Forum before 500+ senior insurance leaders from around the globe. It is also published in The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance and distributed by the IIS and The Geneva Association.

View the Shin Research Call for Papers

Global Centers of Insurance Excellence

The GCIE certification program is designed to recognize the gold standard in insurance education. The program promotes universities’ integral role in advancing insurance knowledge, enhancing insurance research, developing intellectual capital, and engaging future generations in the insurance industry.

The GCIE Evaluation Committee considers applications for the designation and designates those universities that meet the program’s stringent criteria.

Submission deadline - April 15, 2018

IIS GCIE Program, Student and Faculty Criterion worksheets

Global Insurance Stock Review

The Global Insurance Stock review is an industry valuation and quarterly review of insurance stock performance reflecting trends in the overall stock market, broad industry factors and company specific events.

Check out the 2017 Year end Review