Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

Mathematics International

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Mathematics
English only
Winter semester: 15 Jul
Summer semester: 15 Jan
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent).

Required ECTS credits: 180.

Proof of:

  1. Competences on a scale totaling at least 70 ECTS credits from modules in the following sub-areas of mathematics: analysis (differential and integral calculus in one and several variables), ordinary differential equations, partial differential equations, vector analysis, complex analysis, linear algebra, algebra, number theory, geometry, discrete mathematics, functional analysis, numerical mathematics, stochastics, financial mathematics, operations research, optimization, modeling, scientific computing.
  2. Competences on a scale of at least 10 ECTS credits in the sub-areas indicated under point 1) or other sub-areas of mathematics in addition to the ECTS credits specified under point 1).
  3. Competences on a scale of at least 30 ECTS credits from further modules in all sub-areas of mathematics or modules from other subjects where mathematical methods are essentially applied (e.g. biology, chemistry, geography, computer science, aerospace informatics, physics, business management/economics).

Language Requirements

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

min B2 First (FCE)
min 6.5
min 79
min 550
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven by a grade in English of at least ‘Satisfactory’ (befriedigend; equivalent to at least 7 out of 15 points) as part of a German higher education entrance qualification, a foreign higher education entrance qualification with proof of English language proficiency which is at least equivalent to the above-mentioned higher education entrance qualification, or proof that training (in particular in the framework of the first degree indicated in previous degree field) has been undertaken or is being undertaken which demands English language skills on the level specified before). Please ask if you want to submit other certificates. Applicants shall be expected to provide proof of basic knowledge of the German language at the latest by the end of the re-enrolment period for the third subject semester.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

The following documents are required. Applications with incomplete documents will not be admitted to the qualification process.

  1. Bachelor's degree or comparable qualification for admission: official certified copy. A certified copy of the undergraduate degree can be submitted by the beginning of the intended master's program.
  2. Transcript of records with courses equivalent to a minimum of 150 credits: the transcript of records must be issued and certified accordingly by the appropriate examination authority or by the appropriate Admissions Office. The transcript of records must meet the requirements as outlined in the examination regulations.
  3. The curriculum of the underlying university degree (e.g. Course Guide).
  4. Letter of motivation – recommended: a written statement describing the reasons for wishing to be admitted to the JMU study program that you have chosen. The letter of motivation should be written in English and should be 1-2 pages long. It should explain why your specific abilities, interests, and career goals make you a good candidate for the intended study program and why you would like to study at the JMU. Furthermore, you should explain why you feel you are in a position to understand the mathematical contents of the intended study program and how you are able to process and independently answer the abstract questions. Additional relevant information pertaining to the present background history or regarding any special qualifications that you possess may be included. In your letter of motivation, you should affirm that you have, without assistance, personally thought of and written your reasons for choosing this study program and that you have identified any thoughts/ideas stemming from foreign resources.
  5. Proof of language skills (see language requirements).

Further Information

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