M.Sc. Mathematics and Computer Science

  • On Campus
  • 18 months
  • EUR458 per Semester (International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

    EUR458 per Semester (EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

  • English, French ( Take IELTS test or Find a course )
| Genève, Switzerland
The Master in Mathematics and Computer Science takes an in-depth look at the various fields of mathematics, integrating a sizeable component on programming and new computer technologies.



The programme establishes tangible connections between the various theories and methodologies unique to mathematics and computer science. Students are introduced to topics such as modelling, simulation, information management, database design and multimedia security.

Students may earn up to 30 credits while on exchange. They may also conduct research outside the university, under the supervision of a faculty member, or do a work placement at a leading external laboratory in order to complete their Master’s degree.

The Master of Science in Mathematics and Computer Science leads to a number of opportunities both in Switzerland and abroad, including:

  • Applied research in the private sector
  • Telecommunications
  • Insurance
  • Banks and financial institutions
  • Pharmaceutical companies and industry
  • Consulting
  • Academic research (doctoral, post-doctoral)
  • Teaching

Detailed Course Facts

Start dates and application deadlines

Starting in

    Apply until:
  • ( International

    Deadline applies if you do not have the same nationality as the university.

  • ( EEA

    Deadline applies if your country of nationality is in the EEA (European Economic Area)


Dates reflect the university's timezone.

Tuition fee
  • EUR458 per semester ( International

    Tuition fee for the international students.

  • EUR458 per semester ( EEA

    European Economic Area tuition fee is applicable to the students from EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland.

  • Tuition fee is 500 CHF per semester.
Credits (ECTS) 90 ECTS
Duration full-time 18 months
Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

  • Required courses and electives

Students must take 12 semester-long courses, including at least 4 in mathematics and 4 in computer science.

E.g. Geometric Integration, The Ising Model, Number Theory, Knot Theory, Lie Algebras, Probabilistic Algorithms, Parallel Algorithms, Bioinformatics, Data Mining, Multimedia Security

  • Dissertation

English Language Requirements

Take IELTS test


A Bachelor in Mathematics or in Mathematics and Computer Science, or a degree deemed equivalent upon review of the application.

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