Studying at the University of Verona

Here you can find information on the organisational aspects of the Programme, lecture timetables, learning activities and useful contact details for your time at the University, from enrolment to graduation.

Academic calendar

The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.

Academic calendar

Course calendar

The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..

Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
primo semestre Sep 15, 2014 Jan 9, 2015
secondo semestre Feb 19, 2015 May 29, 2015
Exam sessions
Session From To
sessione invernale Jan 12, 2015 Feb 18, 2015
sessione estiva Jun 4, 2015 Jul 11, 2015
sessione autunnale Aug 24, 2015 Sep 9, 2015
Degree sessions
Session From To
sessione autunnale Dec 12, 2014 Dec 19, 2014
sessione invernale Apr 8, 2015 Apr 10, 2015
sessione estiva Sep 10, 2015 Sep 11, 2015
Period From To
festività natalizie Dec 22, 2014 Jan 5, 2015
festività pasquali Apr 3, 2015 Apr 7, 2015
vacanze estive Aug 10, 2015 Aug 22, 2015

Exam calendar

Exam dates and rounds are managed by the relevant Economics Teaching and Student Services Unit.
To view all the exam sessions available, please use the Exam dashboard on ESSE3.
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Exam calendar

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Academic staff


Borello Giuliana 045 802 8273

Bottiglia Roberto 045 802 8224

Campolmi Alessia 045 802 8071

Carluccio Emanuele Maria 045 802 8487

Centanni Silvia 045 8425460

De Mari Michele 045 802 8226

Frigo Paolo

Grossi Luigi 045 802 8247

Lubian Diego 045 802 8419

Mariani Francesca 045 8028736

Minozzo Marco 045 802 8234

Oliva Immacolata +39 0458028768

Pichler Flavio 045 802 8273

Renò Roberto 045 802 8526

Rossi Francesco 045 8028067

Rutigliano Michele 0458028610

Scricciolo Catia 045 802 8341

Study Plan

The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.


1° Year

Modules Credits TAF SSD

Legend | Type of training activity (TTA)

TAF (Type of Educational Activity) All courses and activities are classified into different types of educational activities, indicated by a letter.

S Placements in companies, public or private institutions and professional associations

Teaching code



Roberto Renò





Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)



primo semestre dal Sep 28, 2015 al Jan 8, 2016.

Learning outcomes

The course is prepared for students with basic prerequisites of probability and statistics, and of financial and insurance markets.
The objective of the course is to describe the main risks which can have an impact on the banking and insurance activity, and to provide to the students the main mathematical and statistical methodologis for risk evaluation and control. The course will also introduce the guidelines of the regulatory framework for risk control.


1. Interest rate risk
a. The repricing gap model
b. Duration and convexity
c. Cash-flow mapping
d. Liquidity risk
2. Market risk
a. Parametric VaR
b. Methods for volatility estimation
c. Non-parametric VaR. Simulation methods: Monte Carlo and historical simulations
d. Stress testing and back-testing
e. Expected shortfall
3. Credit risk
a. Credit scoring, logit and probit regressions
b. Merton's model
c. Revovery rate
d. Rating
4. Operational risk
a. Measuring extreme risks
b. The generalized Pareto distribution
c. Catastrophal risks. Elements of Extreme Value Theory
5. Regulation in banks and insurance
a. Capital requirements
b. The Basel agreements
c. Solvency II

Resti e Sironi, Rischio e valore nelle banche, Egea Ed.
(English edition: Resti and Sironi, Risk management and shareholders's value in banking, Wiley)
Furhter reading:
Christoffersen, Elements of financial risk management, Elsevier Ed.
Embrechts, Kluppelberg, Mikosh, Modelling Extremal Events for Insurance and Finance, Springer Ed.

Examination Methods

Written Exam (50%) + Project Work (50%).
The Project Work, to be decided with the Teacher, is a small paper, with length less than 10 pages, which illustratates the valuation of the risk of an actual financial or insurance portfolio. The Project Work needs to be completed to gain access to the written exam.

Type D and Type F activities

Modules not yet included

Career prospects

Module/Programme news

News for students

There you will find information, resources and services useful during your time at the University (Student’s exam record, your study plan on ESSE3, Distance Learning courses, university email account, office forms, administrative procedures, etc.). You can log into MyUnivr with your GIA login details.


List of theses and work experience proposals

theses proposals Research area
Tesi di laurea magistrale - Tecniche e problemi aperti nel credit scoring Statistics - Foundational and philosophical topics
Il metodo Monte Carlo per la valutazione di opzioni americane Various topics
Proposte Tesi A. Gnoatto Various topics

Linguistic training CLA

Gestione carriere


Area riservata studenti