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Mathematics, Department

Fakultät für Mathematik und Informatik at the Uni Göttingen

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General remarks
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Basic information

Total number of students 1,010
Number of master degree students 190
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 0.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 0.0 %

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 13/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 70.2 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 45.5 %


Publications per academic 3.4
Third party funds per academic 65.4 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.8

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.0
Courses offered 2.1
Study organisation 1.5
Exams 1.8
Research orientation 2.0
Support for stays abroad 2.2
Rooms 2.0
Library 1.9
IT-infrastructure 1.8
Workstations 1.9
Overall study situation 2.0

Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation 1.8
Transition to Master's studies 1.7
Research orientation
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Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 336
Teacher qualification programmes TQ degrees: Two-Subject-Bachelor, Master of Education
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Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    1.Internationalisierungsstrategie. 2. Bachelor's degree course as of the 3rd academic year, choice between German and English language courses. 3. Mathematics (M): The course is taught in English. 4. High proportion of foreign students (40%). 5. Many exchange opportunities (Erasmus and worldwide, internships abroad). 6. Offer language courses and intercultural skills, mediation training. 7. High proportion of foreign professors (approx. 33%). 8. Comprehensive teaching evaluations. 9. Various quality assurance measures including system accreditation and QM manual.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    University of Sydney, AUS; Kyoto University, JP; University of California, Berkeley, USA; University of Warwick, Coventry, GB; Lunds Universitet, S; Universitetet i Oslo, N; University of Helsinki, SF; Swansea University, GB; Université de Strasbourg, F; Universitat de Barcelona (ESP)
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Student workstations partly with Smartboards. All lecture halls with uniform multimedia technology with FHD projectors, touch screens and professional video conferencing systems (also for streaming and recording events). Didactic laboratory with 3D printer, CAS computer, video equipment and library for school-related literature. Historical Collection of Mathematical Models and Instruments. Campus and learning management system Stud.IP with examination tool ILIAS and media server. Cloud solutions for virtual workgroups and collaborative online document editing.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Modern geometry, in particular new spatial concepts inspired by quantum physics; analytical and algebraic number theory, closely linked with analysis and group theory; computational mathematics incl. harmonic analysis, numerical partial differential equations, optimisation, discrete geometry; signal and image processing; inverse problems; mathematical stochastics; cooperation with experimental physics, biophysical chemistry, astrophysics, and medicine; mathematical Data Science. Teaching Methodology: Concept for research-practice linkage, e.g. support for pupils with learning difficulties and talents
  • Support for founders
    Diverse and extensive start-up support from the university; support for EXIST start-up scholarships.
  • Other special features
    Historical Collection of Mathematical Models and Instruments teaches connections, serves the visualisation of mathematical phenomena and mathematical experimentation. Student learning spaces promote student working groups, lead as socialisation points to a positive working atmosphere beyond the joint solving of weekly exercise tasks. University library with one of the most extensive mathematics holdings (special holdings, bequest holdings and mathematics history holdings), special collection area of pure mathematics and takeover of the mathematics information service.
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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Last update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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