Heidelberg University

Scientific Computing

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Mathematics, Computer Science
English & German
Summer semester:  15 Nov
Winter semester:  15 Jun
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Free / €1500
Tuition fees (per semester)
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in mathematics or computer science or in courses with essentially the same content.

Minimum standard period of study: 3 years.

In individual cases, the respective admissions committee can also admit students of other courses if the required mathematical qualification is given.

If the degree or certificate of bachelor's degree is not yet available by the end of the application period, a provisional certificate from the university is sufficient, which includes at least the grades of the first five semesters (corresponding to 150 ECTS credit points) have been received and this includes the promise that the corresponding course of study will probably be completed by the beginning of the semester for which admission is being sought.

GPA Rate 2.30

Language Requirements

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

CERF English
min B2
min 90
min 6.5
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
If you come from a country with English as a teaching language, please add a short personal statement that you did studies in a system with English as the major language of education (including dates and places). In this case, no English language certificate is needed.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:May 01 (EU)May 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:October 01 (EU)October 01 (Non EU)

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

To start the application process, please fill in the application for admission in a master program and send it to:

Dezernat Internationale Beziehungen
Zulassungsstelle Masterprogramme
Seminarstrasse 2
D-69117 Heidelberg

Please note that for your application you'll need certified copies of several documents to complete your application. These documents include:

  1. School/highschool certificate-granting university access (originals or certified German or English translations).
  2. University certificates with grade lists of all courses/full transcripts, originals or certified copies AND, if necessary, certified German or English translations, plus course lists with details on course content.
  3. Language certificate (see language requirements).
  4. Letter of motivation (English, 1-2 pages).
  5. Curriculum vitae (CV) in table form.
  6. A signed statement that the candidate did never forfeit the examination claim in a master's program on scientific computing or a differently named master's program with largely the same content.
  7. Further evidence for admission (letter of reference etc.) if available.

Please refer to section 4 of the application for the admission document for the exact details regarding this point. All documents must be included in one envelope. Incomplete applications will not be evaluated

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website