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Scientific Computing, Master of Science (M.Sc.)

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Preparing for and getting started with Scientific Computing

Being the intersection of different fields of research, "Scientific Computing" is a demanding master's programme. You may be unsure if it's the right fit for you. Then this overview of recommended  lectures and skills could help you to get a better picture. 

You already applied to our programme? Congratulations. Then this overview may help you to identify gaps in curriculum and provide you with materials to close them.


This typesetting system is the standard for publications, master's thesis and seminar papers in the field of mathematics. More information can be found here.


Linux distributions are the operating systems of choice in academic research and software development. Additional information can be found here.


It's expected that you are familiar with at least one high-level programming language such as C/C++, Python, Java, MATLAB programming language etc. During your master's programme you will have to code in C/C++. Materials for getting started on this topic can be found here.

You feel overwhelmed? Don't worry, we got you covered. Not only will you receive support from your mentor but there will also be a tutorial seminar to ease your start into this master's programme.

If you have further questions feel free to contact: Maximilian Bauer

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