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Computer Science in the Natural Sciences

full time

  • Master of Science

    Master
    Degree

  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Mainz

    Location

  • March 2023 (Germans and inhabitants)

    March 2023 (EU), March 2023 (Non-EU)

Overview and admission

Study Type

graduate

Admission semester

Summer and Winter Semester

Area of study
Computer Science
Focus

Biology, Mathematics, Physics

Target group

The master's program in Natural Science Computer Science is interdisciplinary and research-oriented. Students are included in current developments and research activities and are encouraged to incorporate their own ideas. They find out how computer science methods are used in an application scenario and apply their acquired knowledge directly to a research question. The students become an important link between Computer Science and an interdisciplinary specialisation subject: Biology, Mathematics or Physics.

Annotation

If the Bachelor degree certificate is not available by the application deadline, but at least 135 credit points can be demonstrated: Submit a certificate of study and examinations and the average grade achieved so far. (This certificate must be issued by the relevant higher education institution, original or officially authenticated copy). After enrolment, the diploma must be submitted. If the degree was obtained abroad: officially authenticated copy of a certificate of recognition (responsible: International Department).

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

See web page on admissions

Lecture period
  • 24.10.2022 - 11.02.2023
  • 17.04.2023 - 23.07.2023

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2022/2023)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    Expired

    Application deadline for degree courses subject to an aptitude test is 15.05.2022. Please also note the even earlier registration deadlines for the aptitude test in the respective subjects.

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    Expired

    Applicants who gained their higher education entrance qualification abroad should have their certificates recognised early on via the Student Service (www.uni-mainz.de/incoming). The application for recognition should be submitted six to eight weeks before the respective application deadline, as the certificate of recognition must be enclosed with the application.

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    Expired

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    Expired

    Applicants who gained their higher education entrance qualification abroad should have their certificates recognised early on via the Student Service (www.uni-mainz.de/incoming). The application for recognition should be submitted six to eight weeks before the respective application deadline, as the certificate of recognition must be enclosed with the application.

Summer semester (2023)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    01.10.2022 - 01.03.2023

    For Master's degree programmes with an aptitude test, the application deadline already ends on 15.11.2020. Please also note the earlier registration deadlines for the aptitude test in the respective subjects.

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    01.10.2022 - 01.03.2023

    Applicants who gained their higher education entrance qualification abroad should have their certificates recognised early on via the Student Service (www.uni-mainz.de/incoming). The application for recognition should be submitted six to eight weeks before the respective application deadline, as the certificate of recognition must be enclosed with the application.

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    01.10.2022 - 01.03.2023

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    01.10.2022 - 01.03.2023

    Applicants who gained their higher education entrance qualification abroad should have their certificates recognised early on via the Student Service (www.uni-mainz.de/incoming). The application for recognition should be submitted six to eight weeks before the respective application deadline, as the certificate of recognition must be enclosed with the application.

Languages of instruction

Main language

German

International office

Studierendenservice - Zulassung International
Address
Studierenden Service Center, Forum universitatis 1, 1. OG
55128
Mainz
Tel:
06131 / 39-22525
Fax:
06131 / 39-25548
Email:
incomings@international.uni-mainz.de
Web:
https://www.studium.uni-mainz.de/internationales-incoming/

Student advisory service

Zentrale Studienberatung, Studierenden Service Center, Forum universitatis, Eingang 1, 1. OG
Address
Forum universitatis 1
55128
Mainz
Tel:
06131 / 39-22122
Fax:
06131 / 39-25004
Email:
zsb@uni-mainz.de
Web:
http://www.studium.uni-mainz.de/zsb

Graduate contact

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität FB 08 Institut für Informatik

Dr. Frank Fischer