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Mathematical and Theoretical Physics

24 months
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Mathematical and Theoretical Physics from Bielefeld University is established by the faculties of Physics and of Mathematics.


Mathematical and Theoretical Physics at Bielefeld University is open to international students and following the curriculum in English is possible. Elegible candidates should have a bachelor degree in mathematics or in physics, with sufficiently many credit points covering both mathematics and theoretical and experimental physics.

Research Areas

  • Dynamical and Integrable Systems 
  • Lattice Gauge Theory and Numerical Analysis 
  • Non-Linear Differential Equations and Early Universe 
  • Probability Theory and Random Matrices 
  • Quantum Field Theory and Representation Theory 
  • Stochastic Analysis and Statistical Mechanics

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematical Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Theoretical 
  • Physics
  • Individual Supplement
  • Spezialisation Master Thesis
  • Spezialisation Mathematical
  • Theoretical Physics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

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120 ECTS


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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • This interdisciplinary Master program is open to students with a bachelor's degree in physics or in mathematics, with a strong record in the complementary field. 
  • In mathematics at least 32 credits (ECTS) are required in analysis, linear algebra, and measure and integration theory. At least 48 credits in total are required in physics, consisting of theoretical physics (mechanics, electrodynamics, special relativity and quantum mechanics), experimental physics (mechanics, electrodynamics, optics, thermodynamics and atomic physics) and physics laboratories. 
  • Further advanced studies of at least 20 credit points in theoretical physics, mathematics or both are also required.
  • A basic knowledge of German can be a plus.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

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  • EU/EEA

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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Bielefeld University does not charge tution fees. 

Living costs for Bielefeld

680 - 1050 EUR /month
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