Start of studies in the winter term 2019/20

We cordially welcome all students who start their studies in the winter term 2019/20. You can find information concerning the start of studies on this page.

New professorship for Data Assimilation

Dr. Melina Freitag from the University of Bath (UK) will be the new professor for Data Assimilation at the University of Potsdam starting on September 1. Learn more

New Master of Science in Mathematics Program

With the start of the winter term 2019/20 the language of instruction in the Master of Science in Mathematics program will be changed from German to English. Learn more


The Institute of Mathematics. Learn about us

Welcome to the home page of the Institute of Mathematics at the University of Potsdam. We are one of eight institutes in the Faculty of Science. The Faculty is the largest of the six faculties at the University of Potsdam. We thank you for your interest in our institute, our research projects and collaborations. Learn more


Study Mathematics in Potsdam for a Bachelor or Master in Science or Education


Information on Programs, Organization and Advising Offers

The study of Mathematics opens a variety of doors for a career in business, industry, education or science. The University of Potsdam offers students interested in Mathematics a diverse, research-oriented course of study with numerous links to research centers outside the university. Learn more


Research and Contact Information

There are currently 13 professors at the Institute of Mathematics in Potsdam. Their research groups represent a broad spectrum of current research directions in Mathematics. Members of the institute coordinate a Collaborative Research Center and are part of the steering committee of a Priority Program both financed by the German Research Foundation DFG. Learn more