Master's Degree in Computer Mathematics.

By combining mathematical reasoning with a deeper understanding of computing, the Master’s degree program in Computer Mathematics opens up new perspectives geared toward specific applications in industry and technology as well as in areas including physics, life sciences, and computer science. The Master’s degree program in Computer Mathematics focuses on corresponding base-knowledge mathematical skills ranging from various levels of symbolic arithmetic (such as computer algebra and logic) and the study of basic software design skills, implementing contemporary learning methods in the form of software systems. The wide variety of classes offered, some held in English, let you to tailor the program to meet your personal interests and career goals.


Your Benefits

  • Internationally-oriented, interdisciplinary degree program
  • Opportunities to tailor the program to fit your needs and interests
  • Wide range of business and industry-related Master’s theses topics

Master's Degree Program in
Computer Mathematics


Diplom-IngenieurIn (DIin/DI)


4 Semesters


120 Credits



Program Objectives, Job Opportunities, Career Prospects


The three Master’s degree programs give you a unique opportunity to specialize, broaden, and prioritize your acquired expertise in numerous subfields. The wide variety of classes offered, some held in English, let you to tailor the program to meet your personal interests. During the program, projects in partnership with local companies and industry, often conducted in collaboration as part of the Master's thesis, give you exciting insight into potential career prospects.

Graduates of the Master’s degree programs in Mathematics at the JKU can:

  • Work effectively as part of a team and communicate with specialists in advanced fields of application
  • Conduct independent scientific analyses requiring mathematical methods (such as conducting base-knowledge research, developing methodologies, and mathematical applications)
  • Pursue advanced independent studies in specialized areas


Graduates of the Master’s degree program in Mathematics at the JKU can pursue a variety of professions, particularly in areas requiring the development and application of new mathematical methods as well as computer software based on the most recent scientific developments and findings. Graduates are in high demand and are qualified to work at:

  • Research & Development institutions at companies, industry, and in the public sector
  • Companies requiring the mathematical modeling of processes
  • Companies providing financial services, such as banks and insurance firms
  • Companies in the fields of software development and information technology
  • Universities, other post-secondary educational institutions, and non-university research institutions


Professor Ramlau talks about studying Mathematics at LIT

Professor Ramlau explains just how things at LIT are, what you need to bring to the table to study mathematics, what research and teaching mean to him, and just what opportunties you have here. See the Linz Institute of Technology for more videos and insight about the Master's degree program in Computer Mathematics.

Recommended Study Plan

As part of the Master’s degree program, students must complete classes amounting to a total of 120 ECTS in the following subject areas:


SEMESTER S 1 S 2 S 3 S 4
Software Technology 6 6 - -
Mathematical Logic 6 - - -
Algorithmic Mathematics - 13.5 - -
Electives 18 10.5 6 -
Autonomous Coursework - - 7.5 -
Master's Thesis - - 16.5 19.5
Final Master's Examination - - - 10.5
ECTS Credits (Total: 120) 30 30 30 30

Admission Requirements

  • BA Technical Physics (JKU) or an undergraduate degree program equivalent in content and scope.

Contact the Admissions Office for additional information about the admission requirements.

Still Have Questions?

Do you need help registering or do you have questions about the program? Contact the JKU's Office of Student Information and Academic Advising (SIBS)!