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The Master in Mathematics in Bonn is a research-oriented degree requiring talent and ambition. It will bring the student to the forefront of knowledge in one of the major fields of mathematics.

To get an impression have a look at our video "Join the Master's program in Mathematics at the university of Bonn"!


The students are selected based on the evaluation of their academic records, recommendations, and possibly an interview. A selection committee will make the decisions and notify the applicants shortly after the respective deadline.

Application deadlines Studierende-5

  • For the winter term - October to March:
    15 May  or  15 August  (domestic applicants)
    15 January  or 15 May (international applicants)

  • For the summer term - April to September:
    15 January

Please note:
The only way to apply is via the online application portal for graduate programs at the University of Bonn. This portal is closed outside the application period which starts about six weeks before the respective deadline.

  • International applicants
    You are an international applicant if your first academic degree was NOT completed in Germany.
    It is possible to start your studies in the summer term, but we advise you to apply for starting in the winter term. If you submit your application for the winter term already before the January deadline you will receive an early decision.

  • Domestic applicants
    You are a domestic applicant if
    your first academic degree was completed in Germany.

Required documents and questions

If you apply to the Master's program in Mathematics you will need to send us all required documents as stated, attached to the online application form. Please submit your application only if it is complete. We will not be able to process incomplete applications. Please do not send any documents by e-mail or post after completing the online application.

Further questions:

  • The decision about your application does not depend on the date when you submit it.

  • Please apply in time even if you have not completed your graduation yet. In this case please upload your current transcript of records. You can be admitted for the winter term (starting in October) if your Bachelor studies will be finished before 30 September. You can be admitted for the summer term (starting in April) if you finish your Bachelor studies before 31 March. Once you are in Bonn, you will have to show us your Bachelor's degree certificate to prove your degree.

  • Please note that, due to the large number of applications, we can answer individual questions on the application process only in exceptional cases. Therefore we ask you to read the information on our website carefully, and only if you have further questions which have not been answered there, please send your query to [Email protection active, please enable JavaScript.].


Unlike institutions of higher education in other countries, German universities usually do not award grants as they do not have the necessary funding. However, a few scholarships are available from various national organisations for exceptionally qualified candidates.

Information on financing and scholarships at Bonn University

Tuition fees

Each semester students pay a semester fee ('Sozialbeitrag'). This enrolment fee includes free use of public transport and regional trains in the state North-Rhine-Westphalia. There are currently no further tuition fees ('Studiengebühren').

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