Solving many of today's problems requires a solid understanding of both mathematics and informatics. Saarland University was quick to recognize this link and established three academic chairs in the combined areas of mathematics and computer science. The Master's degree programme 'Mathematics and Computer Science' is unique in Germany as it offers students the opportunity to study this important field with equal weighting given to each discipline.

Graduates from the Saarland University programme have excellent career prospects in all of the fields in which mathematicians and computer scientists traditionally work. Exciting job opportunities also arise in research and development departments, in the financial sector, e-commerce, the automotive and mechanical engineering industries, in the medical and health sectors, in the pharmaceutical industry and in telecommunications. With their knowledge and skills in both academic disciplines, graduates are well placed to provide balanced input and to benefit from the very varied career opportunities open to them.

Course of study Mathematics and Computer Science
Type of programme Consecutive Master's degree programme
Accreditation Quality assurance system accredited by the Accreditation Council
 
Standard period of study 4 semesters
Degree qualification Master of Science (M.Sc.)
 
Language of instruction English
English language requirements CEFR: C1, TOEFL: 95/120, IELTS: 7.0/9.0
 
Start of programme Winter semester or summer semester
Admission restriction No
Next application deadline 15.05.2018 for winter semester 2018/19
Where to apply Faculty MI application portal
 
Study counselling Central Student Advisory Service
Course advisers Contact the course adviser
Web page mathcs.uni-saarland.de