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Mathematics opens the door to a wide range of careers, from mathematical research to work in such fields as biology, climate change and finance. A Master’s in Mathematics at Radboud University allows you to create your own tailor-made programme.

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Something for you?

  • Study in an open and interactive atmosphere with a lot of personal guidance.
  • Choose one of the core tracks in mathematics or an interdisciplinary synergy track. 
  • The Mathematics research department excels in cutting-edge research and covers a broad range of research fields.
  • You have one of the staff members as a personal mentor.
  • Almost all of our students find a job within a few months after graduation.
  • We have a very active student association Desda.
  • The programme is best in its field according to Elsevier's Best Studies 2022.
Why in Nijmegen?

Admission requirements

Do you want to know if you can be admitted? Read more about the admission requirements of this programme.

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There are many courses available in the programme, so you can discover which subject you like the most.
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What will you learn

The Mathematics department in Nijmegen excels in cutting-edge research and covers a broad range of research fields in pure mathematics, applied mathematics and mathematical physics. In addition to the training in modern mathematics you will develop a full range of transferable skills highly valued in all career paths.

As a student in this Master’s specialisation you choose one of the core tracks or, if you are interested in an interdisciplinary programme, you choose one of the synergy tracks that interconnect mathematics with another field of science. Within each track you can select from a large variety of courses and build you own tailor-made programme.

Study programme

Future career opportunities

In all industries analytical skills are in high demand. Mathematicians are desired in all these industries, including the industrial, banking, technology and service industry as well as within management, consultancy, and education. A Master’s in Mathematics will show prospective employers that you have perseverance, patience, and an eye for detail, as well as a high level of analytical and problem-solving skills.

After your studies


This Master’s specialisation is offered in close connection with the Mathematics department. The research you will conduct for your Master's thesis depends on the track you choose. Within the core tracks you join a research group within the Mathematics department. In one of the synergy tracks, you will work on an interdisciplinary project with other disciplines, such as (astro)physics or computing science. It is also possible to do an internship at a company or a governmental institution. Radboud University has contact with many companies and can help you find a suitable project.  

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Questions about this programme?

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Tuitions & grants

If you are going to follow this master's programme, you will pay an annual tuition fee. There are different tuition rates. The amount depends on your personal situation.