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Mathematics, Department

Fachbereich 12: Informatik und Mathematik at the Uni Frankfurt a.M.

Institut für Mathematik

  • Robert-Mayer-Straße 10, 6 - 8
  • 60325 Frankfurt a.M.
  • Phone: +49 69 798-28920
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Basic information

Total number of students 1,400
Number of master degree students 109

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 7/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 57.0 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 57.7 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 2/9 points
International orientation, master's 2/9 points


Third party funds per academic 24.0 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.3

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support response rate too low
Support in studies Same rank group for all departments because differences are small
Courses offered response rate too low
Study organisation Same rank group for all departments because differences are small
Exams Same rank group for all departments because differences are small
Research orientation response rate too low
Support for stays abroad response rate too low
Rooms response rate too low
Library Response rate too low
IT-infrastructure response rate too low
Overall study situation response rate too low

Students' assessments on Teacher Qualification degree courses

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Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

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Degree courses with details

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 2,450
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
    Some classes are recorded and offered as part of the e-learning programme. There are tutorials and revision classes. A senior professorship in topology is being set up. Since 2017 there has been a LOEWE research unit “uniformized structures in arithmetic and geometry". The "Frankfurt MathFinance Institute" offers courses at the mathematics/finance interface (financial mathematics). Participation in the "certificate programme of teaching" ensures a didactic approach in teaching (http://www.psychologie.uni-frankfurt.de/50896099/20_zertifikationsprogramm).
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Research cooperation with international partners (e.g., cooperation project with AIMS (African Institute for Mathematical Sciences) Senegal (as part of the DAAD funding programme ‘Accompanying Measures to Support the German Research Chair at the AIMS Centre Senegal – 2017-2021’). The department provides speakers for ICM 2018 (International Congress of Mathematicians) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Own library with 70,000 volumes and 176 journal subscriptions. There has been a well-developed learning centre with professorial management and scientific staff as well as student assistants since summer semester 2014. Study room/study workshop in didactics with tutorials, specialist literature, textbook collection and teaching materials.
  • Support for founders
    Possibility of using the Goethe Unibator programme, http://goetheunibator.de/:
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    Part-time study options, with guidance on progression and creating an adapted programme schedule. In accordance with Article 27 reasonable adjustments (BSc/MSc study regulations): Students are granted an extension on submission dates for final dissertations. Access to the psychotherapeutic counselling service, plus a central student advice and counselling service for students with disabilities.
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Support grants from the departmental equal opportunity council. Quiet room for parents and children. Participation in equal opportunity action plan (Gender Equality & Diversity Action Plans - GEDAPs), which is drawn up every two years, in addition to the Central Equal Opportunity Action Plan (2017-2023) of the equal opportunity office.
  • Other special features
    A new building for the department is planned for 2022 on the scientific Riedberg Campus. The Association for the Promotion of Mathematics, which sees collaboration between alumni and sponsors, has been honouring the best Master's graduates since 2012. In addition, the sponsorship association regularly offers a lecture series for students and pupils. The labour market in the greater Frankfurt area offers Mathematics graduates very good career prospects and students attractive part-time work.
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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Last update 2018: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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