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M.Sc. On Campus


Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

24 months
15500 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
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During Mathematics MSc programme offered at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam you can learn about both the fundamental aspects of mathematics and its applications.

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Mathematics MSc programme offered at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam  develops fundamental mathematical theory in algebra, geometry, number theory, analysis, dynamical systems, probability, statistics and operations research. But we also apply this theory in areas as business analytics, data science, forensic statistics, systems biology, neuroscience, complex systems and many more.

Careers prospects

Your analytical mind and problem-solving skills will make you a valuable asset for all kinds of employers. In turn, you’ll enjoy job flexibility, freedom, autonomy and the satisfaction of contributing to tomorrow’s society.Professional mathematicians work in research, education, business, finance, technology, data science, healthcare and many other sectors, in positions as modellers or analysts, for instance.

Programme Structure

  • This two year programme is divided into core courses, elective courses and seminars, and concludes with the Master’s project. 
  • You’ll have the opportunity to specialise either in Pure or in Applied Mathematics, or to opt for the Educational specialisation to get your science teacher degree. Each specialisation has suggested tracks.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Direct admission to the Master's programme in Mathematics is possible with a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics or Engineering Mathematics from a university in the Netherlands. If you have a Bachelor's degree in another subject from a university or institute of higher education in The Netherlands or elsewhere, you require the approval of the Examination Board. The main admission criteria are:

  • A Bachelor's of Science
  • 90 EC or equivalent of Mathematics courses at the BSc level, including some advanced courses

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15500 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Amsterdam

1000 - 1500 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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