Master in Mathematics

General

Program Description

The Master in Mathematics at the University of Luxembourg is a flexible high-standard curriculum that is close to the real needs of the students and the job market. Devoted to excellence, it offers a great variety of advanced courses enabling students to choose from three career-driven options: General Mathematics, Industrial Mathematics, and Financial Mathematics.

Strengths

  • Curricula designed in cooperation with representatives from industry and banks
  • Teaching team committed to the highest pedagogical quality
  • Hands-on Luxembourg-based training and internships with selected partners
  • Job-oriented options: 
    • General Mathematics
    • Industrial Mathematics
    • Financial Mathematics

Study and career opportunities

  • Doctoral Programme in Mathematics and Applications at the University of Luxembourg
  • Mathematicians are needed in all institutions and companies, including public sector and higher education institutions, banks, industries, etc.

Learning outcomes

  • Prove mastery of the relevant mathematical methods, further develop them and adapt them to new contexts.
  • Demonstrate a broad understanding of several areas of advanced mathematics and of their interrelations.
  • Analyze complex problems of other fields of science and technology, plan strategies for their resolution, and apply notions and methods of (pure and applied) mathematics to solve them.
  • Apply a wide repertoire of probabilistic concepts, computational science techniques, and engineering-oriented methodologies of modern financial and industrial mathematics to real-life problems, and formulate suitable solutions.
  • Approach other related areas of knowledge and recognize interconnections.
  • Communicate mathematical information accurately and efficiently both to younger students or the public at large, as well as to an expert audience.
  • Cooperate effectively in a team and work independently.
  • Function professionally and give proof of open-mindedness, dynamism, competence, sense of responsibility, and willingness to take leadership if needed.
  • Manage risk appropriately and handle failure in a constructive manner.
  • Hone continuously their own personal and professional qualities, in particular via life-long and self-directed learning.

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor or equivalent with at least 180 ECTS in mathematics or similar discipline
  • Language: level B2 in English

Application

  • EU students: February - July
  • Non-EU students: February - April

Program at a glance

  • Duration: 4 semesters (120 ECTS)
  • Registration fees: 200 € / Semester
  • Languages: EN
  • Campus: Belval
  • Application period
    • EU: February-July
    • Non-EU: February-April
  • Contact: mmath@uni.lu 
Last updated Nov 2020

About the School

Founded in 2003, the University of Luxembourg is the only public university of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Multilingual, international and research-oriented, it is also a modern institution with a ... Read More

Founded in 2003, the University of Luxembourg is the only public university of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Multilingual, international and research-oriented, it is also a modern institution with a personal atmosphere. Read less
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