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Mathematics, Department

Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Department Mathematik
Cauerstraße 11
D-91058 Erlangen
Telephone: +49 9131 85-67064

Uni Erl.-Nürnb./Erlangen
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Basic information

Total number of students at the department


Number of master degree students (w/o teacher qualification)


Percentage of teaching by practitioners

no data

Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's

not specified

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

13/14 points


Publications per academic


Third party funds per academic

45,200 €

Doctorates per professor


Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
Exam organisation
Research orientation
Support for stays abroad
Student Workstations
Overall study situation
Return rate of the questionnaires


Students' assessments on consecutive master's degree courses

Teacher support

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Support in studies

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Courses offered

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Study organisation

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Transition to Master's studies

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Research orientation

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Overall study situation

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Return rate of the questionnaires

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Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

The department's Bachelor's and Master's degree courses are coordinated with each other, so that it is easy to switch between the degree courses. The Department of Mathematics has strong contacts to the other departments at FAU (Humanities, Engineering, Medicine, Natural Sciences, Economics and Social Sciences), so that contact to the application areas can be easily established already during the degree. If the prerequisites are met, doctoral studies can be pursued after the Master's degree.

Exchange universities for stay abroads

Syddansk Universitet, Dänemark; Stockholms universitet, Schweden; Universite de Rennes 1, Frankreich; Universita degli Studi di Firenze, Italien; Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spanien

Special features regarding the equipment

The Department of Mathematics is housed in a new building on Erlangen's southern campus and is equipped with its own lecture halls, seminar rooms, PC pools and student learning zones. Our own server structure allows our students to carry out complex mathematical calculations on the PC in the context of seminar papers or theses.

Special features regarding research activities

Emphasis on modelling, analysis and simulation of fluid-structure interactions, multiphase flows, interfacial phenomena on small length scales, image processing, a posteriori estimation of modelling errors, efficient discretisation (HPC), infinite-dimensional Lie groups in quantum field theory, modular representation theory, quantum groups and duality theory, noncommutative symmetries, operator theory, stochastics of dynamical systems, combinatorial and mixed-integer optimisation, nonlinear programming, optimisation of systems and on networks.

Further information on research activities

Further information about study entry phase




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(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements


Value in percent

Value in points


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Last Update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education
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