Mathematics is a fascinating network of theories, statements, propositions and methods that are logically combined with one another.
The challenge lies in analysing this network and discovering new relationships that are significant for the advancement of mathematics itself or their application in science and technology.
Career options in the Mathematics programme at University of Zurich
An increasing number of fields (engineering sciences, economics, medicine, etc.) in our world are being "infiltrated" by mathematics and its applications.
Which is why the career opportunities for mathematicians and very good and extremely varied.
The skills trained and knowledge acquired during your studies at University of Zurich lead to a broad spectrum of possibilities. Mathematicians are needed, for example, in:
- innovative high-tech companies
- companies with a natural sciences or engineering profile
- software firms or software departments of larger companies
- insurance companies and banks
- the teaching profession.
Well-trained mathematicians are inestimably important, not least because they ensure the upcoming generation of scientists in information technology as well as engineering and natural sciences.
- Linear algebra
- Elliptic Curves
- Commutative Algebra
- Analytic number theory
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
The following conditions must be fulfilled for the holder of a non-Swiss upper secondary school-leaving certificate:
The sole educational objective of the upper secondary school was to prepare students to study at university level. In addition, the school-leaving certificate must represent the general higher education entrance qualification in its country of origin.
In terms of the educational content and duration of education, the school-leaving certificate must correspond to a Swiss maturity certificate (gymnasialer Maturitätsausweis).
Depending on the type of certificate, the University of Zurich may determine that the prospective student must have achieved a minimum overall grade.
International1312 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 656 EUR per semester during 36 months.
National1312 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 656 EUR per semester during 36 months.
- Tuition fee is 720 CHF per semester
Living costs for Zürich
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
Due for update
Updated over a year ago
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