Application for elite degree program for Bachelor in mathematics


  1. You are in a Mathematics course of study in your 4th semester.
    Students with prior "Schülerstudium" (accelerated study during school) may also apply earier. Please make an appointment with us. We are available for an advisory talk to check individual cases.
  2. You have accumulated a minimum of 50 Credits in mathematical subjects with a Grade Point Average of 1,5 or better by the end of the 3rd semester.
  3. You rank among the top 10% in at least five of these exams.

The above-mentioned criteria notwithstanding, applicants could provide a recommendation letter from 2 professors of mathematics for entry into TopMath.

Documents for Submission

  • Application letter giving detailed reasons for applying to the TopMath program
  • Certificate of qualification for university admission
  • Curriculum Vitae (in table format)
  • Transcript of records
  • Further relevant documents for the selection process (if any)
  • Please apply via our online application:

Selection interview

  1. The applicant introduces him/herself and discusses his/her mathematical interests (approx. 5 Min.).
  2. The applicant gives a 15 minute whiteboard presentation on one of the mathematical topics offered.
  3. Discussion with members of the committee of both math and non-math related subjects.

TopMath Coordinator

Boltzmannstr. 3
D - 85748 Garching b. München

Tel.: +49 (0)89 289-17495

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