Master of Science Mathematik

The important facts

Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Duration of the Programme: 4 semesters
Starting: winter semester and summer semester
Admission Restriction: none
Languages of Instruction: German and English
Subsidiary Subject / Minor: None, however in the section Elective Specialisation (Freier Wahlbereich) modules from other degree programmes can be studied.
Examination Regulations: The examination regulations can be found in the column on the right.
Module Handbook: The module handbook can be found in the column on the right.
Study Plans: The study plans can be found in Section 2 in the module handbook.
Further information:   
Application: Admission web page of the university

Short description of the study programme

The master studies consists of modularised courses divided into lectures with exercises and seminars. In addition there is the master thesis.

The following plan shows the study chronology:

This plan is to be read like this: In the 7th and 8th semester every student is attending (at least) one seminar. In the 9th and 10th semester he/she writes the master thesis. The courses in the compulsory optional subject part in mathematics (WP Math, only modules of the mathematics department) and in the free compulsory optional subject part (WP, modules of all departments) can be chosen and distributed on the four semesters at will.


The free elective specialisation part consists of 30 ECTS credits which can be filled with mathematical modules or with modules from other departments, in particular from the following ones:

For the economic sciences there are special regulations from the Economic Science Department. They can be found on the web pages of the chairman of the examinations board.

Application and admission

The study programme Master of Science Mathematik has no admission restriction. Information on the application process can be found on the university's application web page. If there are any questions or problems students may also consult the department's counselling office or the dean of academic affairs.