Mathematics (Bachelor)

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The degree programmes in Mathematics at the University of Vienna offer an academic education of high quality, preparing students for a career in economics, technology, administration or research. As central elements of this education, students acquire mathematical ways of thinking as well as the ability to solve mathematical questions both in theory and in practice. The bachelor's programme in Mathematics provides a sound basic education in mathematics, which enables graduates to pursue postgraduate studies or directly embark on their careers.

Bachelor of Science

Degree Programme Code: 033 621

6 semesters / 180 ECTS credits

Language: German

NO entrance examination



Instruction Language German

Please note that the instruction language of this programme is German. To start the degree programme, you need to hold a certificate of German proficiency on C1 level.

Study programme

The bachelor's programme in Mathematics consists of an Introductory and Orientation Period (STEOP) covering the basics of university-level mathematics, a group of compulsory modules on the core topics of mathematics and a group of mathematical electives, out of which students have to select three modules. To successfully complete the bachelor’s programme, students have to write a bachelor's thesis.

Five concepts

which you will deal with during your studies (examples):

  • Logic
  • Number theory
  • Geometry
  • Differential equations
  • Analysis

 Overview of the programme structure & topics

Here you find the current offer of courses for this programme to gain better insight into the topics and structure. For more information please click on the respective level.

After Graduation

The ability to approach complex issues in a flexible and creative way, systematically develop solutions and professionally communicate them is in high demand in the business world. Therefore, graduates of the bachelor's programme in Mathematics have excellent opportunities in the labour market. The university education opens up a wide variety of concrete areas of activity, ranging from technical-scientific to commercial-administrative tasks. The most common fields of employment for graduates of the bachelor’s programme in Mathematics are:

  • banking and insurance sector
  • consulting and controlling
  • information technology and high technology
  • software development, as well as
  • market research.

Graduates' Perspective on the Degree Programme

Graduate Survey

The University of Vienna regularly surveys graduates after the completion of their degree programmes about their experience with their degree programme and the university itself. The survey gives you insight into graduates perspectives of their studies from a subject and organizational related point of view.

Information about the Graduate Survey

Career Tracking of Graduates

The alumni tracking provides information on the career progression of the graduates of the University of Vienna and provides orientation for entry into the profession after graduation (e.g. search duration of first job, salary development and sectors in which graduates are active).

Information about the Career Tracking of Graduates