Master's Degree at TU Dortmund University

Industrial Mathematics

The Industrial Mathematics specialization in the Technomathematics Master’s program is a new and exciting addition to your curriculum. Taught entirely in English, this specialization provides students with the mathematical tools necessary to solve problems in the industrial sector.

Are you ready for this challenging Master’s program? We support you in organizing and structuring your everyday life at university and your timetable.

free of charge & non-binding

How to simulate the world!

In this Master’s program, students will learn how to apply mathematical modeling and simulation techniques to real-world problems in areas such as finance, engineering, and logistics. By the end of the program, graduates will have acquired a unique and highly sought-after skill set, making them highly competitive in the job market.

The application period starts on January 2, 2024. We recommend that you apply by May so that you still have enough time to organize your studies before they start in October 2024!

Why is this program interesting?

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Mathematical know-how

The Industrial Mathematics Master’s program will elevate your mathematical know-how to the next level. Coupled with fundamental soft skills taught, you can acquire excellent skills for future jobs in industry and research.

Dortmund City

In Dortmund and the surrounding cities, there are many national and international companies that specialize in key areas of this program. After graduation from the program, there may well be a job opportunity for you.

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Fees

The program is free of charge. Students only need to contribute the semester fee for student services (ca. EUR 300 per semester). This covers free public transport, meal discounts and additional services on campus and beyond.

You want to learn more about studying?

Simply request more material via WhatsApp to find out detailed information about the program. You also have the opportunity to ask your own questions and have a non-binding consultation.

What our students say...

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Studying Industrial Mathematics has been an eye-opening experience. This specialized track within Technomathematics is a perfect fusion of theory and industry practice, providing a solid foundation to tackle real-world challenges on a global scale.

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The Industrial Mathematics program is an exceptional blend of theory. As international students, we delve into mathematical intricacies that drive industrial solutions worldwide. This program is a stepping stone to a promising global career.

10 Reasons for TU Dortmund University

The master’s program is offered by TU Dortmund University, which is just a 20-minute walk from the famous BVB soccer stadium. It will be one of the venues for the 2024 European Championship.

The university has recently renovated its gymnasium and sports fields. Here, students can play soccer, badminton and table tennis or take gymnastics and yoga classes and more for a small fee per semester. This includes offerings at TU Dortmund University as well as at 13 other universities in the region at no extra cost.

In addition, living in Dortmund is very affordable.

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Admissions & Deadlines

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Schedule Industrial Mathematics

Semester
Module
1st semester (30 CP)
Simulation Techniques (10 CP)
Basic module (9 CP)
Add Specialization (5 CP)
Minor (6 CP)
2nd semester (30 CP)
Technomathematics Study Project (15 CP)
Basic module continuation (9 CP)
Minor (6 CP)
3rd semester (30 CP)
Master Seminar or Industrial Internship (5 CP)
Basic module (9 CP)
Specialization (5 CP)
Specialization (5 CP)
Minor (6 CP)
4th semester (30 CP)
Master Thesis (26 + 4 CP)
Semester Module
1st semester (30 CP)
Simulation Techniques (10 CP)
Basic module (9 CP)
Specialization (5 CP)
Minor (6 CP)
2nd semester (30 CP)
Technomathematics Study Project (15 CP)
Basic module continuation (9 CP)
Minor (6 CP)
3rd semester (30 CP)
Master Seminar or Industrial Internship (5 CP)
Basic module (9 CP)
Specialization (5 CP)
Specialization (5 CP)
Minor (6 CP)
4th semester (30 CP)
Master Thesis (26 + 4 CP)

 

SemesterModule
1st semester (30 CP)
Simulation Techniques (10 CP)
Numerics I (9)
Specialization SciC I (5 CP)
Minor (6 CP)
2nd semester (29 CP)
Technomathematics Study Project (15 CP)
Numerics II (9 CP)
Specialization Optimization (5 CP)
3rd semester (31CP)
Master Seminar or Industrial Internship (5 CP)
Numerics III (9 CP)
Specialization Numerics (5 CP)
Minor (12 CP)
4th semester (30 CP)
Master Thesis (26 + 4 CP)
       
Semester Module
1st semester (30 CP)
Simulation Techniques (10 CP)
SciC I (9 CP)
Specialization Optimization (5 CP)
Minor (6 CP)
2nd semester (30 CP)
Technomathematics Study Project (15 CP)
SciC II (9 CP)
Minor (6 CP)
3rd semester (30 CP)
Master Seminar or Industrial Internship (5 CP)
SciC III (9 CP)
Specialization SciC (5 CP)
Specialization Numerics (5 CP)
Minor (6 CP)
4th semester (30 CP)
Master Thesis (26 + 4 CP)
   
       
Semester Module
1st semester (32 CP)
Simulation Techniques (10 CP)
Optimization I (9 CP)
Numerics I (9 CP)
Minor (4 CP)
2nd semester (30 CP)
Technomathematics Study Project (15 CP)
Optimization II (9 CP)
Minor (6 CP)
3rd semester (30 CP)
Master Seminar or Industrial Internship (5 CP)
Optimization III (9 CP)
Specialization Numerics (5 CP)
Specialization SciC (5 CP)
Minor (6 CP)
4th semester (30 CP)
Master Thesis (26 + 4 CP)
   
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Everyday life

As an international student at TU Dortmund University, you will experience a diverse and dynamic campus environment. The university has a large population of international students, providing a great opportunity to meet people from all over the world and make new friends.

The university offers a variety of activities and events to help you integrate into the community, such as language exchange programs, cultural events, and student clubs. Additionally, the university’s International Office provides support and resources for international students. In Dortmund you can live very cheaply in dorms or apartments.

Frequently asked questions

A Master of Science in Technomathematics.

Here you will find all information about the application process and the application portal.

You can find a translated version of the examination regulations here. Please note
that only the original version in German is legally binding, while the English
translation is provided for information purposes only. For further questions, please
email industrial@math.tu-dortmund.de

The program is free of charge. Students are only required to pay the semester fee for
student services (ca. EUR 300 per semester). This covers free public transport in Germany, meal discounts and additional services on
campus and beyond.

The standard program duration is four semesters.

The program is taught in English. You must have completed a Bachelor’s degree that
was taught in English, or you will need a TOEFL with a minimum score of 550 (paperbased)
/ 215 (computer-based) / 79 (internet-based). Some elective courses will also
be offered in German, but the Industrial Mathematics Master’s degree can also be
completed entirely in English. Therefore, no German skills are needed. To simplify
everyday life in Germany, we still recommend you start to learn some German while
you are here.

Application deadline for students from outside the EU: July 15th, recommended deadline May 15th, in order to have enough time for a visa etc. Application deadline for students from EU countries: December 15th.
Semester start: 1st October

Yes, we do! We offer the „Manfred Reimer Scholarship“ (300 € / month) to the best applicants. Application deadline: August 31st. Once you have successfully applied to the Master’s program, you will be eligible to apply for the scholarship. Please find more information about the application here.

Yes, there are many halls of residence near campus. You can find further information here.