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Computer Mathematics

Johannes Kepler University Linz

24 months
726 EUR/year
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Are you a mathematician who enjoys putting algebra, number theory and logic into motion? You love working with computers and thinking outside of the box? Then the Master's degree program in Computer Mathematics at the Johannes Kepler University Linz is right for you!


How do mathematical software systems such as Geogebra, Maple, and Mathematica "think" when they evaluate integrals? How can a computer prove mathematical theorems or help find plausible and interesting mathematical conjectures? How can you calculate millions of decimal places of π, and why would you even want to?

As a student in the Master's degree program in Computer Mathematics at the Johannes Kepler University Linz, your work revolves at the interface between mathematics and computer science. You focus on modern mathematical content and explore new ways to implement mathematics using computers.

The Department of Mathematics at the JKU in Linz has been forging new paths and conducting cutting-edge research in this field for decades - be a part of it!

Your Benefits

  • Internationally-oriented, interdisciplinary degree program
  • Opportunities to tailor the program to fit your needs and interests
  • Wide range of business and industry-related Master’s theses topics.

Job opportunities

Graduates of the Master’s degree program in Computer Mathematics at the Johannes Kepler University Linz can pursue a variety of professions, particularly in areas requiring the development and application of new mathematical methods as well as computer software based on the most recent scientific developments and findings. Graduates are in high demand and are qualified to work at:

  • Research & Development institutions at companies, industry, and in the public sector
  • Companies requiring the mathematical modeling of processes
  • Companies providing financial services, such as banks and insurance firms
  • Companies in the fields of software development and information technology
  • Universities, other post-secondary educational institutions, and non-university research institutions

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Algebra, Number Theory and Discrete Mathematics
  • Logic, Formal Methods and Theoretical Computer Science
  • Practical Computer Science and Software Development
  • Electives
  • Autonomous Coursework
  • Master's Thesis Seminars

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

BA Technical Physics (JKU) or an undergraduate degree program equivalent in content and scope.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    726 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 363 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.

€726.72 for third-country nationals

Living costs for Linz

864 - 1089 EUR /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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