University of Göttingen

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
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Better preparded for research and the economy! This research-oriented degree programme offers numerous options for individual specialisation. With excellent capacity for analytical thought, graduates of Göttingen have been in high demand in various areas of research and the economy for years. The Master of Science in Mathematics is offered by University of Göttingen. 


This Master of Science degree in Mathematics from University of Göttingenalso allows students to pursue doctoral studies, for example in one of the interdisciplinary research training groups at the University of Göttingen. This degree programme takes place in an international and interdisciplinary atmosphere which characterises the reputation of Mathematics at Göttingen.

English is the default language of instruction for mathematics in this programme.The Master's programme goes beyond the objectives of the Bachelor's programme: Knowledge of the main mathematical disciplines, their interrelationships, handling current mathematical research literature, as well as the ability to scientifically process and depict mathematical problems.

Succesfull completion of the Master's programme qualties graduates for:

  • mathematical tasks in industry and business for which they are solely responsible
  • heading projects concerning analysing, modelling and solving scientific, economic or technical problems,
  • fulfilling planning, developmental and research tasks in business and public institutions,
  • occupation as a research employee at institutes of higher education,
  • admission to a PhD programme.

Occupational fields

Graduates who have succesfully completed the Master's programme have very good career opportunities in banks, insurance companies, consulting firms and commercial enterprises, in research and development departments of larger firms, in the consulting and sales departments of firms of the technical branch as well as in the data processing and advertising sectors. They are neede in almost all areas in which scientific, economic or technical problems need to be analyzed, modelled and solved.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Mathematical economics
  • Physics
  • Mathematical Data Science

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

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics or related subject with a total of at least 180 ECTS credits.
Documents to be included in the application package 
  • Application letter stating which degree programme you are applying for plus any other information you think will be helpful.
  • Short Curriculum Vitae briefly describing your education career.
  • Copy of your Bachelor's Degree certificate (original plus translation into German or English)
  • Copy of the academic record(s) of your university studies (original plus translation into German or English)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Semester contribution fee: 355 euro


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