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Get a PhD in Math

Apply for Berlin Mathematical School until 31 May 2012

The Berlin Mathematical School is a joint endeavor of the mathematics departments at the three major universities in Berlin: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Freie Universität Berlin and Technische Universität Berlin.

The School offers an excellent graduate program taught in English in a broad and
active research environment together with mentoring programs, language courses, soft
skills seminars, funding for summer schools and conferences, a buddy program and funding
for students with children.

The School’s teaching and research areas:

  • Differential geometry, global analysis, and mathematical physics
  • Algebraic and arithmetic geometry, number theory
  • Probability, statistics, and financial mathematics
  • Discrete mathematics and combinatorial optimization
  • Geometry, topology, and visualization
  • Numerical mathematics and scientific computing
  • Applied analysis and differential equations

The graduate program consists of a course phase (Phase I, three to four semesters)  leading from the bachelor's level to a master's degree, and a thesis phase (Phase II, four to six semesters) leading to a doctoral degree at one of the universities.

Admission to Phase I: possible with a Bachelor's degree or equivalent
Admission to Phase II: possible with a Master's degree or equivalent

Deadline for scholarships: 31 December 2011
Deadline for admission only: 31 May 2012

All you need to know about applying to the BMS is available online:


Berlin Mathematical School
Phone: +49 30 314-78651