Master of Science in Mathematics

The study programme provides a high-level education in pure and applied mathematics. Students follow individualised curricula specialising in several domains of analysis, algebra and geometry, topology, statistics, numerical analysis or biomathematics. Previous course work can be extended in computer science, physics or economics. Master's level classes at the nearby Universities of Bern and Neuchâtel are open to students registered at Fribourg via the BeNeFri program and can be part of their curricula. Activities from the 'Swiss Doctoral Program in Mathematics' can be integrated into the course of study. The programme includes a Master's thesis under the supervision of a thesis advisor and a final presentation of the results.

  • 1st Semester
    • SMA.04xxx 4 lecture courses (4 x 6 ECTS)
    • SMA.048xx Seminar (3 ECTS)
  • 2nd Semester
    • SMA.04xxx 3 lecture courses (3 x 6 ECTS)
    • SMA.048xx and SMA.04814 Seminar with Essay (3 + 3 ECTS)
    • SMA.04813 Preparation for master’s thesis (6 ECTS)
  • 3rd Semester
    • SMA.05801 Master’s thesis (30 ECTS)
    • SMA.05802 Presentation of master’s thesis (3 ECTS)

Degree Conferred
Master of Science in Mathematics

Language(s) of Study
French, German and English

Programme Structure
90 ECTS credits
3 semesters full-time

Programme Start
September or February

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