Admission conditions and fees for programs in English

Programs offered in English

General admission criteria

  • secondary school certificate
  • payment of the application fee
  • entrance exam for certain programs
  • English language certificate

Credit System: ECTS

Master’s program in pure mathematics (degree program)

  • Name of the diploma: MSc in Mathematics
  • Four semester program: 120 credits (100 credits for course work, 20 credits for thesis)
  • Tuition fee: 4200 Euro/semester (50% reduction for EU citizens)
  • Special admission criteria: BSc degree in Mathematics or related field (with enough mathematical credits), entrance exam
  • Courses in the following areas: algebra, analysis (real, complex, functional, applied),   differential equations (ordinary, partial), discrete mathematics (algorithms, computer science), geometry (differential, combinatorial, convex), number theory (additive, algebraic, multiplicative etc.), operations research. stochastics (probability theory, statistics, financial mathematics)

Master’s program in applied mathematics (degree program)

  • Name of the diploma: MSc in Applied Mathematics
  • Four semester program: 120 credits (100 credits for course work, 20 credits for thesis)
  • Tuition fee: 4200 Euro/semester (50% reduction for EU citizens)
  • Special admission criteria: BSc degree in Mathematics or related field (with enough mathematical credits), entrance exam
  • Courses in the following areas:  applied analysis, differential equations (ordinary, partial), discrete mathematics (algorithms, complexity theory), computer geometry, computational number theory, operations research. stochastics (statistical methods, financial mathematics)

Partial training in both programs

  • partial training (1 or several semesters) for mathematics major students enrolled in programs elsewhere
  • individual curriculum
  • possibility of credit transfer
  • Tuition fee: based on the number of subjects

PhD programs in English (degree program)

  • Name of the diploma: PhD in Mathematics
  • Eight semester program: 240 credits (credits for course work, research, teaching, publications etc.) with an exam after four semesters and a thesis at the end of the program
  • Programs in:
    • pure mathematics
    • applied mathematics
    • teaching of mathematics
  • Tuition fee: 3000 Euro/semester (approx. 30% reduction for EU citizens)
  • Special admission criteria: MSc degree in Mathematics or related field, entrance exam

Contact person: Prof. István Ágoston, international coordinator (E-mail: agoston “at” math.elte.hu) or/and Ms. Klaudia Szalay, administrator (szalayk ” at” math.elte.hu)