M.Sc. On Campus

Mathematical Physics

University of Hamburg

24 months
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This international Mathematical Physics MSc course from University of Hamburg is interdisciplinary, allowing students to expand upon their math skills and work in a research team. 


At this international Mathematical Physics MSc course from University of Hamburg Students can focus on either math or physics. This English-language program is offered jointly by the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Physics.

Mathematics and physics are closely related. On the one hand, mathematics provides the methods for investigating certain problems in physics. On the other hand, increasingly complex physical theories, such as quantum mechanics or string theory, significantly affect the development of new mathematical theories.

Career Opportunities

Graduates are qualified to work in industrial and administrative fields or in research. Interdisciplinary skills in mathematics and physics are in high demand on the labor market, e.g., in basic research, IT, and the financial sector.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Differential Geometry
  • Topology
  • Lie Theory
  • Homological Algebra
  • Complex Geometry
  • Quantum Field Theory
  • String Theory
  • Conformal Field Theory
  • Supersymmetry and Unification
  • General Relativity

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.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BA in physics or mathematics or equivalent
  • Sound knowledge of mathematics and physics
  • Proficiency in English

Tuition Fee

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  • The semester contribution is €328.

Living costs for Hamburg

897 - 1417 EUR /month
Living costs

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