Universität Hamburg


M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Mathematics, Computer Science
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:
local admission restriction
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in mathematics (supplemented by coursework in technology) from Universität Hamburg.

Alternatively, applicants must have a bachelor's degree in engineering (with a concentration in mathematics) from the Technical University Hamburg-Harburg or from a comparable program at another university or a bachelor's degree in a related mathematics-technical field providing that the applicant can prove a minimum number of credit points for coursework in mathematics or engineering.

Exceptions for other degrees are possible.

If you have not received your degree certificate yet, you can submit this by the end of the first semester of your master’s program.

Language Requirements

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

CERF English
min B2
min 5
min 72
min B2 First (FCE)
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven by a degree from an English language bachelor degree program, a high school diploma accepted at English language universities, at least 6 months spent in an English speaking country, or English learned at a German-language school for at least seven years.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:June 01 (German)June 01 (EU)June 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:December 01 (German)December 01 (EU)December 01 (Non EU)

Application Procedure & Selection

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

Application Documents

Please submit uncertified copies of all documents. For documents not issued in English or German, a certified English or German translation is required.

  1. Printout of your online application.
  2. Degree certificate or provisional transcript of records. If you are still studying when you apply and cannot yet provide a final certificate containing your grades, please submit your current transcript of records confirming your provisional grade point average. You will then need to submit your degree certificate by the end of the first semester of your master‚Äôs program. You are eligible if you can prove that you have gained at least 90 credit points in mathematical courses with engineering specifications or engineering courses with the mathematical specifications, respectively.
  3. Current transcript of records with grade point average.
  4. Copy of your higher education entrance qualification (i.e. High School diploma or equivalent). Copies in English or German are accepted. If your diploma is in another language, please enclose a certified translation.
  5. Curriculum vitae.
  6. Short personal statement (no more than 15 lines): what do you like about mathematics? What interests you most? What are you hoping to achieve in your course?.
  7. Proficiency in English (see language requirements).

It is recommended that you be able to follow courses and seminars in English as well as in German. The copies of your documents do not need to be certified. Copies in English or German are accepted. If your certificates are in another language, please enclose a certified translation.

Application address:

Universität Hamburg
Fakult√§t f√ľr Mathematik, Informatik und Naturwissenschaften
Fachbereich Mathematik
Bundesstraße 55
D-20146 Hamburg

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website