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... looks into questions such as ...

  • Why are certain mathematical statements true?
  • How can mathematical hypotheses be proved?
  • Can a mathematical statement be even further generalised?
  • How, exactly, does one define a mathematical structure (as much definition as necessary, as little definition as possible)?
  • How can natural or technological processes be modelled mathematically?
  • Continuous efforts and diligent learning are the only way to success in Mathematics.

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Degree programmes


Mathematics, Bachelor 2 subject


Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Start: Winter semester
Duration: 6 semesters
Classroom language: German

2-Subject Bachelor Programme: This degree programme requires a second subject.
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Detailed information for international applicants

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it paves the way into the fascinating world of mathematics by providing a sound introduction to logical abstract reasoning and conducting proofs; moreover, it is freely combinable with a plethora of other subjects in the B.A. degree programme.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Algebra, topology and algebraic geometry
  • Stochastics, statistics and mathematical physics
  • Differential geometry / dynamic systems
  • Complex analysis
  • Numerical mathematics
  • Cryptography
  • Theoretical / practical computer science

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,


  • a passion for mathematics
  • stamina
  • sound mathematic knowledge acquired in school


  • logical reasoning
  • penetrating abstract structures
  • solving problems and puzzling over tasks in a team

Struggle through:

  • learning methods of mathematical proof
  • time-consuming and challenging basics taught in the first year
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • at grammar schools (Gymnasium) and comprehensive schools (Gesamtschule) (after completing the Master of Education degree)
  • in the insurance industry
  • in banks
  • in the IT industry
  • as corporate consultants

And else?

A prep course ...

can be covered voluntarily.
Name: Prep course mathematics for future Mathematics and Physics students

Further information about prep courses

An internship ...

is optional. It is done as part of the optional module.

Studying abroad ...

is recommended. It is done in the 4th-6th semester.
Duration: 1-2 semesters

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Dr. Mario Lipinski
Building, Room: IB 1/121
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-23246
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Mathematik
Building, Room: IB 01/105
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-23465
Website Fachschaft


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