Do you have a love for mathematics and physics and does programming hold no fear for you?

In recent years, mathematical and physics-based issues within complex industrial problems have been gaining in importance. In many cases, the solutions to those problems form a solid foundation for technological advancements and, more generally, for improvements to our quality of life. This degree programme aims to convey the expertise required in order to map and solve physics-based and technical issues using mathematical models and simulations. When combined with the English language skills and soft skills that you will also be taught, you will be able to work on such issues independently and in a target-oriented manner, enabling you to succeed in your career.

Bachelor of Science
Program duration
7 Semester
Admission restrictions
A subject-specific degree programme test is compulsory for the application. The result will not impact your admission. (page in German)
Subject distribution
Special features
  • The interdisciplinary combination of key qualifications is what sets this degree programme apart
    from conventional mathematics, physics, or computer science programmes.
  • The broad basic training enables you to quickly get to grips with a diverse range of assignments.
  • You will be able to use this knowledge to quickly familiarize yourself with new and ever-changing subject areas, particularly those that are not covered by conventional engineering disciplines.
  • Programming skills are also taught to ensure that you are able to contribute to a diverse range of software development projects.
Interesting numbers and statistics

More than 90 percent of the students would recommend the degree programme to others

Admission semester
Winter semester
Beginning in the summer semester is only possible for transfer students starting at a higher semester (application period: 15 Nov - 15 Jan)
Application period
For the winter semester: 02.05.2023 to 15.09.2023
Dual system options
Dual Applied Mathematics and Physics
Applied Mathematics, Physics and General Studies
Prospective degree programs
Applied Mathematics and Physics (M.Sc.)

More information

Detailed information about the curriculum of this programme is available in German. Switch the language toggle in the upper right corner.

More information

For more information on jobs and career prospects for graduates of this programme, visit our German pages by switching the language toggle in the upper right corner.

For this bachelor’s programme, there are formal requirements that you must fulfil in order to be able to start the programme. There are also a number of personal requirements that you should meet.

Formal requirements

  • General admission requirements (e.g. university entrance qualification, professional qualification, or ‘Abitur’)
  • It is required to complete the subject-specific Online Self Assessment (page in German - the test result is not relevant for admission, but is solely intended as a means of self-assessment so that you can make the right decision about your course of study)

Overview of all recognised language proficiency documentation (pdf in German)

  • Required language certificates:

    Instruction in this degree programme is conducted in German. Applicants who are native speakers of a language other than German, who do not have bachelor’s degree from a German educational institution, and who have not completed German-language vocational or professional training at secondary school must provide one of the following certificates as documentation of their German proficiency:

    • German language examination for the university admission of foreign applicants (DSH-Stufe 2)

    • TestDaF (“Test Deutsch als Fremdsprache” with an above-average score (minimally level 4 in all four examination components)
    • Telc German C1 University (“Telc Deutsch C1 Hochschule”)

Personal characteristics and skills

  • Interest in mathematics, physics, and engineering
  • Enjoyment in dealing with mathematical and physical problems
  • Curiosity about understanding engineering and science phenomena
  • Pleasure in working with computers
  • Basic grounding in mathematics and natural sciences
  • Ability to think in abstract terms
  • Personal commitment and perseverance

How do my skills measure up against the program requirements? How do I prepare myself?

Are you unsure whether Applied Mathematics and Physics is the right degree programme for you? Nuremberg Tech offers you a range of services to help you find out exactly that.


You can check directly online whether this degree programme fits your skills and interests.

Trial lectures

Attend our trial lectures in the Applied Mathematics and Physics degree programme. You can get a first impression of a lecture and experience the atmosphere at our university live.

Trial lectures (in German)

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