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Computational Sciences

Freie Universität Berlin

24 months
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About

The “Computational Sciences” master’s course has been offered at the Freie Universität Berlin since the 2016/2017 winter semester.

Overview

Students on this Computational Sciences course at Freie Universität Berlin are trained to use precise mathematical and computer-based methods and to develop software to solve current scientific problems. 

Key Features 

  • The courses are predominantly offered in English. 
  • Lecturers belong to the fields of chemistry, physics, geosciences, mathematics and computer science involved in the course.

Programme Structure

The four-semester master’s program combines theoretical and application-oriented content and is divided into the following four components:

  • Synchronization area: Learning the basic methods of the "Computational Sciences" and developing an interdisciplinary profile in courses from an area that was not previously worked on in the respective Bachelor's degree
  • "Scientific Computing" area: focus on numerics, statistics or computer science
  • Area of ​​specialization: Focus on one of the three scientific areas: Molecular Sciences or Geosciences or Atmospheric Sciences
  • Master's thesis: Working on a research project from the chosen specialization area

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Bachelor program in:

  • Chemistry of the Department of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy at the Freie Universität Berlin including at least 10 credit points (CP) in mathematics and at least 8 CP in physics
  • Physics of the Department of Physics at the Freie Universität Berlin
  • Geological Sciences of the Department of Earth Sciences at the Freie Universität Berlin
  • Meteorology of the Department of Earth Sciences at the Freie Universität Berlin including at least 10 CP in mathematics
  • Geographical Sciences of the Department of Earth Sciences at the Freie Universität Berlin including at least 10 CP in mathematics
  • Mathematics of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the Freie Universität Berlin including at least 20 CP in computer science, chemistry and/or physics
Proficiency in English (level B1 CEFR or equivalent) is required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

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

Students do not pay any tuition fees, the university only charges semester fees and contributions each semester.

Living costs for Berlin

836 - 1340 EUR /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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