Universität Hamburg

Mathematical Modelling in Engineering: Theory, Numerics, Applications

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Mathematics
English only
Winter semester: 30 Apr
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
The administrative fee is 2000 €. The participation cost is 4000 € per semester (not required for 2020-cohort students).


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in one of the following (or equivalent) fields:

  • Applied mathematics.
  • Mathematics with a good background in physics.
  • Physics with a good background in mathematics.
  • Engineering with a large background in mathematics and physics.

Students in the final year of their undergraduate study can be admitted on condition that their bachelor's degree is awarded before the enrolment in the MathMods MSc, namely before August 15th, 2020.

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

CEFR English
min B2
min B2 First (FCE)
min 6
min 213
min 80
min 550
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
The language certificate must have been obtained within the four years immediately preceding the requested semester of admission and be valid at the time of enrolment. Applicants having obtained a Bachelor's Degree in an institution in which English is the language of instruction (provided that they submit documentation of it) or their high school (secondary) diploma in an institution in which English is the language of instruction (provided that they submit documentation of it) are exempted from providing the English language tests. The language of the whole course is exclusively English at each of our four universities. Students must also attend (and acquire the relating credits of) a course of basic Italian language (first semester) and German language (second semester).

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
local admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

All applicants will have to submit the following mandatory documents through the online application form before the deadlines:

  1. An electronic copy (pdf) of your passport (or ID card for European applicants).
  2. An electronic copy (pdf) of your CV.
  3. An electronic copy (pdf) of your full academic transcript with records for each single attended course and with the list of courses still to be attended to gain your bachelor's degree.
  4. An electronic copy (pdf) of a file containing a description of the attended courses you consider relevant for your application, especially the courses related to mathematics and physics. As this is not a document usually issued by universities, applicants have to fill in that file by themselves as self-certification.
  5. An electronic copy (pdf) of an English certificate (see language requirements).
  6. Two academic reference letters, to be submitted by two different referees only via the online Reference system.
  7. For all the above documents, in case they are not written in English, please upload an official English translation, or a translation provided and signed by the institution awarding the bachelor's degree and (if possible) by a native English speaker academic full professor or by an academic full professor in English language (with full contacts included).
  8. An electronic copy (pdf) of a letter of intent (also known as motivation letter), describing your interest in the subjects related to the proposed fields of study. The letter can be addressed to the MathMods Evaluation Committee. There is no particular template to follow, but you must not exceed one page - extra pages will not be evaluated.

Additional documents might be submitted only if closely related to the proposed field of study.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website