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Mathematical and Theoretical Physics

Bielefeld University

24 months
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The faculties of Physics and of Mathematics from Bielefeld University have established a new interdisciplinary two year master program Mathematical and Theoretical Physics (MTP). 

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This Mathematical and Theoretical Physics master program 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.


The program has officially started this summer term 2014 after being accredited.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

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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Bielefeld University does not charge tution fees. 

Living costs for Bielefeld

680 - 1050 EUR /month
Living costs

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


For international students there are several possibilities to finance their studies at Bielefeld University. Besides scholarships and side jobs there are several loans and grants you can apply for as an international student.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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