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Mathematics, Department

Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät at the Uni Potsdam

Institut für Mathematik

  • Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25
  • 14476 Potsdam
  • Phone: +49 331 977-1028
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Basic information

Total number of students 290
Number of master degree students 27

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees not calculated, less <10 graduates/year; source: department survey
Graduations in appropriate time, master's not calculated due to <10 graduates/year in the surveyed period

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 1/9 points
International orientation, master's 6/9 points


Third party funds per academic 33.2 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.5

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support less than 15 answers
Support in studies less than 15 answers
Courses offered less than 15 answers
Study organisation less than 15 answers
Exams less than 15 answers
Research orientation less than 15 answers
Support for stays abroad less than 15 answers
Rooms less than 15 answers
Library less than 15 answers
IT-infrastructure less than 15 answers
Overall study situation less than 15 answers

Students' assessments on Teacher Qualification degree courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.3
Courses offered 3.0
Study organisation 1.9
Exams 2.0
Schoolpractice 3.0
Rooms 1.9
Library 1.6
IT-infrastructure 1.5
Overall study situation 2.3

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support no survey
Support in studies no survey
Courses offered no survey
Study organisation no survey
Exams no survey
Transition to Master's studies no survey
Research orientation no survey
Job market preparation no survey
Support for stays abroad no survey
Rooms no survey
Library no survey
IT-infrastructure no survey
Overall study situation no survey

Degree courses with details

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 320
Teacher qualification programmes teacher qualification degree courses are offered
Teacher qualification centre Link
Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Excellent tutor-student ratio, small exercise groups.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    (i) ICIMAF (Institute for Cybernetics, Mathematics and Physics) in La Havana, Cuba. Topic: Mathematical Statistics, Probability Theory and all other areas of Mathematics (ii) Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics of the University of Taras Shevchenko in Kiev, Ukraine. Topic: All areas of mathematics (iii) Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, Silpakorn University in Nakorn Pathom, Thailand or Topic: All areas of mathematics
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Latest software and hardware in 2 air-conditioned pool areas with LAN and WiFi. Software includes Mathematica, Matlab, Maple, Geonext, Geogebra, Latex, Maxima, Octave, Animato, Cinderella, R, scilab. Computer cluster. video conference room.
  • Support for founders
    Support for business start-ups is provided at university level through Potsdam-Transfer: https://www.uni-potsdam.de/wirtschaft-transfer-gesellschaft/gruendung-und-transfer/gruendungs-und-transferzentrum/gruendungsservice.html
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Special curricula and hardship exemptions for students with health problems are drawn up and implemented without any bureaucracy as part of the applicable study regulations in close collaboration with the university's central representative for the severely disabled.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    diversity management is institutionalised at university level through the Equal Opportunity Coordination Office; at faculty level, decentralised equal opportunities representatives are available as advisers; concrete measures to promote diversity at faculty level for students: link programmes and open MINT room to eliminate subject-related and methodological deficits; concrete measures to promote junior academics: fund to support parents during their qualification phase; concrete measures to support staff members: Many options for continuing education.
  • Other special features
    The Department of Mathematics is very active in promoting women in mathematics. A thematically related exhibition ‘Women of mathematics throughout Europe. A gallery of portraits.’ (womeninmath.net/) has already been shown in more than 50 locations.
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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