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 maths 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 course consist of?

Graphic: Course structure and mathematics courses at the TUM
Course structure and mathematics courses at the TUM. Click to enlarge.  

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You have questions on our math degree courses? Feel free to contact us:

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Which mathematics courses are available?

TopMath - Master and Doctorate in Mathematics

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In the elite program TopMath, outstanding undergraduate students earn their master's degree in mathematics - and can do their doctorate in parallel.

Current news from our department

Highlights of the TUM Department of Mathematics

Our PreDoc-Program

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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 you own personal mentor. Find out more about being a PreDoc.

From school to university: math is great!

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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!

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Work placements, student jobs and trainee appointments are the key to career success and often open young academics the doors to major companies. The Department of Mathematics' Career Service helps you search for a job and can help to organise interesting industry-related themes for your Bachelor's and Master's Thesis. Start planning your future career!

We are international

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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! 

TopMath for young researchers

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Want to move straight on to PhD studies directly after completing your Bachelor Degree? This is possible as a TopMath-Student! In the elite study program TopMath students get to grips with new research themes in Mathematics. The young scientists have an individual study timetable and a personal mentor, who accompanies them throughout their studies. More information on TopMath.