Mathematics (Bachelor)

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The degree programmes in Mathematics at the University of Vienna offer an academic education of high quality, preparing students for a career in economics, technology, administration or research. As central elements of this education, students acquire mathematical ways of thinking as well as the ability to solve mathematical questions both in theory and in practice. The bachelor's programme provides a sound basic education in mathematics, which enables graduates to pursue postgraduate studies or directly embark on their careers.

Bachelor of Science

Degree Programme Code: 033 621

6 semesters / 180 ECTS credits

Language: German

NO entrance examination


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Data updated on: 25.05.2020

*Click here for further information on statistical data in the field of teaching and learning. (in German)


Instruction Language German

Please note that the instruction language of this programme is German. To start the degree programme, you need to hold a certificate of German proficiency on C1 level.

Study programme

The bachelor's programme in Mathematics consists of an Introductory and Orientation Period (STEOP) covering the basics of university-level mathematics, a group of compulsory modules on the core topics of mathematics and a group of mathematical electives, out of which students have to select three modules. To successfully complete the bachelor’s programme, students have to write a bachelor's thesis.

Five concepts

which you will deal with during your studies:

  • Logic
  • Number theory
  • Geometry
  • Differential equations
  • Analysis

... and many more.

 Overview of the programme structure & topics

Here you find the current offer of courses for this programme to gain better insight into the topics and structure. For more information please click on the respective level.

After Graduation

The ability to approach complex issues in a flexible and creative way, systematically develop solutions and professionally communicate them is in high demand in the business world. Therefore, graduates have excellent opportunities in the labour market. The university education opens up a wide variety of concrete areas of activity, ranging from technical-scientific to commercial-administrative tasks. The most common fields of employment for graduates are:

  • banking and insurance sector
  • consulting and controlling
  • information technology and high technology
  • software development, as well as
  • market research.

Graduates' Perspective on the Degree Programme

Graduate Survey

The University asks graduates to provide their opinion about the degree programme immediately after graduating. The survey results show how graduates evaluate the degree programme they completed from a subject-specific and organisational perspective.


The graduate survey is an important feedback tool for continuously improving the quality of studies.

Graduates ...

  • say that this degree programme receives the grade: 1.6 (good)
  • rate the level of difficulty as: 4.0 (high)

→ These results are basd on feedback from 80 graduates.

*Detailed information about the implementation, analysis and use of the survey as well as further data can be found in the bachelor’s programme in Mathematics graduation survey (in German).

Career Tracking of Graduates

The tracking of graduates provides information about the career paths of the University of Vienna graduates and aims at providing guidance for career entry after graduation (e.g. questions about the duration of job search until first employment after graduation, salary development and sectors that graduates are active in).

3 years after graduation ...

  • 78% of graduates residing in Austria are gainfully employed.
  • graduates earn approx. € 3,388 gross/month.
  • 32% of graduates work in the education sector.

*You can find precise information on implementation, evaluation and use as well as further data for this degree programme in the graduate tracking "Diploma Programme Mathematics".