Where do mathematicians work?
There are countless possibilities for mathematicians in the job market, especially in sectors involved in processing large amounts of information. Mathematicians are therefore sought after in many different organizations.
Visit our new career site for math students.
What is it like to do research in mathematics?
Are you curious about mathematical research? Read interviews with some of our researchers:
Postgraduate Studies in Mathematics
If you want to do research in mathematics, then a postgraduate programme is a first step in the right direction. To enter our programme, you need a Master’s degree in mathematics, or a Master’s degree in engineering physics. On our website, we usually advertise vacant PhD positions which all eligible candidates are welcome to apply. The advert will be posted in February.
The photo shows Marta Leniec who received her doctoral degree in financial mathematics at CIM 2016.
Life as an exchange student
Read Johannes Krohn’s blog about his exchange studies in Dublin. Johannes studied in Dublin during the spring term of 2016, while enrolled in the master’s programme in mathematics.
As a student at Uppsala University you have the opportunity to go on an exchange programme in a variety of countries. In addition, the Department of Mathematics has own exchange agreements with universities that are particularly good at mathematics. Our partner universities are in Germany, France, the Netherlands, Scotland and Ireland. The picture shows an activity from the introduction week at the University of Leiden.
Degree project and master’s degree
In order to take a degree in mathematics you are required to write a thesis, Degree project in mathematics or financial mathematics.
When you have finished your studies, you have to apply for your graduation diploma at the university’s graduation office.
The university is obliged by Swedish law to work proactively to promote gender equality and equal terms. If you have questions about the department's work or if would like to discuss gender issues, please contact the department's gender equallity group at email@example.com.
The department offers a variety of research seminars. All students at the Master's Programme in Mathematics are welcome to participate.