Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.)
Standard period of study: 4 semesters (2 years)
ECTS credits: approx. 120
Language of instruction: German and English
Language requirements: German and English; no proof of language proficiency is required.
Program start: Fall semester (September) and spring semester (February)
School: School of Business Informatics and Mathematics
Semester fee: EUR 204.30 (more information)
Tuition fees for international students from non-EU countries: EUR 1,500
Tuition fees for a second degree: EUR 650
The master’s program in Mathematics in Business and Economics is an interdisciplinary program. It is offered by the School of Business Informatics and Mathematics in close collaboration with the Business School and the Department of Economics.
During the program, students acquire advanced knowledge of mathematics, informatics, and business administration and economics. Depending on the career they would like to pursue and their personal interests, they can decide for themselves how strongly they want to focus on the individual areas.
They can, for example, specialize in financial and insurance mathematics, stochastics, and statistics, as well as in numerical analysis and optimization. In most cases, they will also write their master's thesis in their specialization.
Thanks to the close interdisciplinary collaboration between the School of Business Informatics and Mathematics, the Business School, and the Department of Economics, you can take advantage of the excellent range of courses available in three different areas.
Studying in Mannheim means studying at one of the most renowned institutions for Economics and Business Administration in Europe. Independent national and international rankings have confirmed the outstanding quality of the research and teaching at our university on a number of occasions. The University of Mannheim is the only university honored with two German teaching awards. One of these awards is the “Ars Legendi Faculty Award for Mathematics”.
With only about 40 students, the class size of this program of study is rather small. Our young team of math professors is always happy to answer your study-related questions.
The University of Mannheim is part of a global network. The university’s ties to more than 450 partner universities all over the world do not only impact life on campus, but also open numerous doors to those students who wish to go abroad.
With their knowledge of two different disciplines, Mathematics and Business Administration/
They can, for example, work in the following fields:
Students of Mathematics in Business and Economics should
The module catalog, which is only available in German, gives you an overview of the courses and their content.
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Graduates who complete their master’s program with very good grades can pursue a doctorate at one of the chairs at the Department of Mathematics or in a another discipline related to mathematics. Please contact the program managers, who will be happy to advise you on this topic.
In our selection process, we take numerous criteria into account. For more details, please check the selection statutes (see below). Be bold! Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need advice. We are looking forward to receiving your application!
If you have not yet completed your bachelor’s degree, you may still apply for a master’s program as long as will provide a proof that you have obtained at least 140 ECTS credits.
The selection criteria are irrelevant since this program of study is currently not selective.
Under “Admission requirements and selection” we have compiled the most important selection criteria of the program for you. For more detailed explanations of the selection process and the legally binding requirements of the degree program, please refer to the selection statutes.
The application deadline for fall semesters starts on 10 April and ends on 31 May.
For the spring semesters the application is possible from 15 October until 15 November.