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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.

    Carolin Kleinsorge, Bachelor's degree read more ...

Degree programmes


Mathematics, Master of Education


Degree: Master of Education
Start: Winter- and summer semester
Duration: 4 semesters
Classroom language: German

Detailed information for international applicants

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it prepares students for the teaching profession or for researching didactic methodologies by providing a balanced combination of didactic methodology and discipline-related elements as well as theory and application-oriented training.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Didactic methodology
  • Stochastics and statistics
  • Differential geometry / dynamic systems
  • Complex analysis
  • Numerical mathematics
  • Algebra and topology

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,


  • a passion for mathematics
  • stamina
  • sound mathematic knowledge acquired in the Bachelor’s degree course


  • logical reasoning
  • penetrating abstract structures
  • teaching
  • studying didactic issues
  • solving problems and puzzling over tasks in a team

struggle through:

  • three degree programmes (Educational Science, Major and Minor degree courses)
This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
  • Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics (direct access)
  • Bachelor of Science in Mathematics
  • B.A. graduates in the field of natural science  (possibly subject to restrictions)
Mathematics as a third teaching subject for Students and Graduates of the Master of Education:
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • at grammar schools (Gymnasium) and comprehensive schools (Gesamtschule)
  • as researchers

And else?

An internship ...

is mandatory. It is done during the degree course.
Duration: 4 weeks (Teacher Training Act 2005); internship semester (Teacher Training Act 2009)

Studying abroad ...

can be done voluntarily.

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Studienfachberatung Mathematik
Building, Room: IB 1/113 & IB 3/175
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-23780
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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