Studying Math at the TUM
Solving interesting problems, uncovering hidden secrets, describing complicated processes with surprisingly simple formula: Mathematics is the right subject, for all those who like to get to the bottom of things and enjoy developing new ideas and finding solutions.
The Department of Mathematics at the Technical University of Munich is the top address in Germany for study and research in the field of applied mathematics. The TUM is also one of the leading universities in Europe and is linked to more than 160 partner universities worldwide.
Are you interested in what studying math is really like? Take a look at our Schools and pupils website to find out about courses for higher grade school pupils.
What does a math degree program consist of?
Department of Mathematics
You have questions regarding your math degree courses? Feel free to contact us:
Infopoint Department of Mathematics
Room: MI 00.10.052
Tel: +49 (0)89 289 17577
infopoint (at) ma.tum.de
Internal mail: SB-S-MA
Tue: 9 - 11 a.m.
Thu 2 - 4 p.m.
Which mathematics study programs are available?
Master Mathematics in Data Science
Master Mathematical Finance and Actuarial Science
Master Mathematics in Operations Research
Master Mathematics in Science and Engineering
TopMath - Master and Doctorate in Mathematics
In the elite program TopMath, outstanding undergraduate students earn their master's degree in mathematics - and can do their doctorate in parallel.
FIM - Master in Finance & Information Management
The Master in Finance & Information Management is a joint program of the Technical University of Munich and the University of Bayreuth and is also aimed at mathematicians.
Highlights of the TUM Department of Mathematics
Thinking about a PhD already? Particularly talented mathematics students at the TUM can start working on their PhD during their Master's course. The advantages: early insights into research, financial support through a scholarship, intensive thematic support and advice through your own personal mentor. Find out more about being a PreDoc.
From school to university: math is great!
Get to know the many facets of mathematics! Our school-university interface offers pupils, teachers, parents and interested individuals many opportunities to discover mathematics as an exciting field of research and study subject. Information can be found under schools and pupils.
Career: get started!
We are international
The internationalization in study and teaching is a core competence of our faculty. More than 60% of our students go abroad during their studies. In addition, we are attractive for international students and scientists - not least because the lessons in the Master take place with us in English.Whether you are a TUM-Student looking to study or do a work placement abroad or an international student wanting to study at our department, we are here to inform and advise you!