24 months
14600 EUR/year
2209 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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In the two-year research-based Mathematics programme of the University of Amsterdam you are invited to deepen your mathematical knowledge and specialise in a mathematical area of your interest. You can also challenge yourself to study related disciplines such as physics, logic and computational science from a mathematical perspective.

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This two-year Mathematics programme from the University of Amsterdam  reflects the versatility of mathematics and focuses on questions from all major branches of advanced modern mathematics, pure as well as applied. 

It allows you to specialise in the area of your interest, while broadening your knowledge in general. Specifically, you choose one of the four specialisations, each offering a large number of courses. 

The curriculum is as follows:

  • Five (or sometimes six) courses from your specialisation 
  • Master Seminar 
  • Elective courses 
  • Master's project

After graduation 

Graduates of this Master's programme are well-equipped to pursue successful careers in academia, industry or public service. Mathematicians work in industry, banking, technology, consultancy, service organisations and many other segments of the labour market. 

Their analytical and problem-solving skills give them a crucial advantage in a many work situations, even those where mathematical knowledge may not seem immediately relevant. 

Programme Structure


  • Algebra and Geometry
  • Analysis and Dynamical Systems
  • Discrete Mathematics and Quantum Information
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Stochastics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A motivation letter (max. 500 words)
  • Your Curriculum Vitae
  • A copy of your Bachelor's transcript
  • A copy of your Bachelor's diploma/certificate (or, if you have  not yet finished your current academic programme, a list of courses of your final year)
  • A description of your Bachelor thesis/project

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14600 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14600 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2209 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2209 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Amsterdam

1000 - 1500 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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