Welcome to the pages of the Department of Mathematics!

Students in a lecture at the Department of Mathematics of the University of Bayreuth

If you are enthusiastic about mathematics and would like to learn more, you are in good hands at the University of Bayreuth. As one of the top 100 universities in the world, which are not older than 50 years ("The 100 under 50 Universities"), you study in Bayreuth with an excellent student /faculty ratio, where all Master's Programmes are offered in English on demand. You can find a wide range of studying programs within pure and applied mathematics [de]. Your teachers are internationally renowned, among the leading scientists in their field and benefit from numerous third-party funding [de] by national and international research grants as well as from industry.

Mathematicians are in great demand in the job market and can choose among several job offers after the study. But this should not be the only motivation to study mathematics. You have to enjoy handling difficult problems which may have no obvious mathematical origin. In most cases this property is linked to an above-average capability and love for mathematics. Especially this persistence and the problem-solving skills are the main reason why mathematicians are desperately searched in industry, business and research. Therefore, please read more about the bachelor's and master's programmes in mathematics, technomathematics and business mathematics or to programmes for teachers in mathematics. Or take the annual Day of Mathematics as an opportunity to find out about how exciting and diverse the old but not old-fashioned science, the mathematics, is nowadays.

And the campus of the University of Bayreuth, being close to the center of the town, is without doubt one of the most beautiful in Germany. It offers short distances and many events for the interesting life beyond studying.


- University of Bayreuth: