Computational Mathematics, M.Sc. | University of Passau | Passau, Germany
M.Sc. On Campus

Computational Mathematics

24 months
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In the Computational Mathematics programme at University of Passau special emphasis is placed on developing students' ability to formalise given problems in a way that facilitates algorithmic processing as well as enabling them to choose or develop, and subsequently apply, suitable algorithms to solve problems in an appropriate manner. 


The Computational Mathematics programme at University of Passau is theoretical in its orientation, with strongly application-oriented components. Studying this programme, you can gain advanced knowledge in the mathematical areas of Cryptography, Computer Algebra, Algorithmic Algebra and Geometry, Image and Signals Processing, Statistics and Stochastic Simulation, Dynamical Systems and Control Theory as well as expert knowledge in Computer Science fields such as Data Management, Machine Learning and Data Mining.

Furthermore, you will have the chance to learn how to apply your knowledge to tackle problems in areas as diverse as Marketing, Predictive Analytics, Computational Finance, Digital Humanities, IT Security and Robotics.


  • Fully English-taught degree programme
  • A broad spectrum of subjects with a focus on algorithms
  • Excellent relations with businesses and industry
  • Double master's programme with HSE Nizhny Novgorod available
  • Numerous partnerships with universities abroad

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Algebra, Geometry and Cryptography
  • Mathematical Logic and Discrete Mathematics 
  • Analysis, Numerics and Approximation Theory
  • Dynamical Systems and Optimisation
  • Stochastics, Statistics
  • Data Analysis and Data Management and Programming

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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If your final grade is not 2.7 (or the equivalent foreign grade) or better, you may still apply if you can prove that you ranked among the best 70% of graduates within your particular degree programme in the academic year in which your final certificate was issued (i.e. your cohort).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You have an undergraduate university degree in mathematics or a related discipline with a mathematics component of at least 110 ECTS credits.
  • Your degree must have been earned over a course of study of a standard length of three years or more. 
  • The final grade for your first degree must be 2.7 or better under the German marking system, or the relevant equivalent final grade in a foreign marking system.
  • As part of the application you must submit an English or German-language abstract/summary of your undergraduate dissertation/bachelor's thesis/final year project.

Tuition Fee

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  • The University of Passau does not charge tuition fees. However, you have to pay a contribution of currently €87.00 per semester at matriculation and re-registration.

Living costs for Passau

630 - 1000 EUR /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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