Information for prospective students

Trial studies

The trial studies of the University of Tübingen offer prospective students the opportunity to get first insights in the course of studying at a university.


The university offers an online self-assessment (in German only) for prospective students which gives information on the study in general and on the study programmes in particular. The self-assessment gives feed back on how appropriate the own expectations on the study and the study programmes are. The department of mathematics together with the Hector research institute of education sciences and psychology has developed such a self-assessment for the Bachelor of Science Mathematik as well as for the Bachelor of Education, which we recommend our prospective students. Among others the following questions are addressed:

Besides, the self-assessment addresses typical misconceptions about studying mathematics.

Bachelor study programmes

Master study programmes

The department of mathematics offers the following Master study programmes:

Facilitating the transition from school to university

The department offers several additional courses before the start of the studies and during the first semesters which should facilitate the transition from school to university. This is supplemented by structures for individual study guidance.


If you have questions about the study programmes at the department or about studying in Tübingen in general, do not hesitate to contact either of the following:

Further information for prospective students