M.Sc. On Campus


Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne

18 months
1316 EUR/year
1316 EUR/year
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Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne is a leading center for mathematical education and research. It includes three institutes and a research center devoted to the major areas of pure and applied Mathematics. The research program in mathematical sciences has a strong international reputation.


The level and variety of subjects studied provide mathematicians with an excellent command of fundamental mathematical tools and abstract reasoning. The core subjects of study are analysis, algebra, geometry, topology and number theory. The Master of Science in Mathematics offers a high level of education, either in pure mathematics or in applied mathematics.

Career options:

Having a strong background in analysis, abstraction and reflection is necessary to solve complex problems. Graduates in mathematics are therefore highly esteemed professionals. They will be qualified for various careers in private companies, governmental institutions or in academia.

This Mathematics Master’s program from Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne also provides a solid foundation for students planning to follow a PhD program in mathematics.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Algebraic K-theory 
  • Complex manifolds 
  • Homotopical algebra 
  • Lie groups 
  • Linear algebraic groups 
  • Modern algebraic geometry 
  • Modular forms and applications 
  • Number theory in cryptography 
  • P-adic numbers and applications 
  • Representation theory of semisimple Lie algebras 
  • Riemann surfaces 
  • Topics in algebraic geometry 
  • Topics in number theory 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English




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

  • Your resumé (curriculum vitae).
    • Copy of your University degree(s), if already available.
    • Complete transcripts from each university you have attended.
    • A statement of purpose. See below for a detailed explanation.
    • Your identity card or passport.
    • Extra documents, such as TOEFL or GRE scores, research publications, or other portfolios of your previous work, are welcome but not compulsory.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1316 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 658 EUR per semester during 18 months.
  • EU/EEA

    1316 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 658 EUR per semester during 18 months.

CHF 730 per semester

Living costs for Lausanne

1609 - 1979 CHF /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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