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Mathematics International, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (WUR) ,
Mathematics International is the Master degree course at the University of Kaiserslautern which is especially designed for international students. It requires no minor subject and offered a broad mathematical education with a focus on the selected specialization.

About

The Mathematics Department at the University of Kaiserslautern offers five different two-year Masters programmes in Mathematics:

  • Mathematics International
  • Actuarial and Financial Mathematics (starting October 2016)
  • Economathematics
  • Mathematics
  • Technomathematics

Participants with a B.Sc. degree from Germany have to spend at least one semester of their Master programme at a partner university abroad.

Accreditation

Accreditation from the ASIIN.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Commutative Algebra
  • Integer Programming: Polyhedral Theory and Algorithms
  • Introduction to PDE
  • Algebraic Geometry
  • Interest Rate Theory
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Non-Life Insurance Mathematics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

General Requirements

  • a degree equivalent to the Bachelor of Science in Mathematics in Kaiserslautern that will be completed before matriculation
  • profound knowledge of the English language (e.g. TOEFL of 550/213/80 points).

Knowledge of the German language is not necessarily required, but international students have to pass a German language test after the first academic year. German language courses are offered, starting in August and March. Students who can't attend these courses must already take part in German language courses in their home country.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Kaiserslautern

  • 630 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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