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Wirtschaftsmathematik / Business Mathematics (Bachelor of Science)

Program: Wirtschaftsmathematik / Business Mathematics
Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)
Program length: 6 semesters / 3 years (180 ECTS points) or 7 semesters (stretched variant)
Start: 6 Semester variant: Winter and Summer semesters / 7 Semester variant: only Winter semester

The Wirtschaftsmathematik / Business Mathematics bachelor's program in Marburg is characterized by a personal atmosphere and an excellent supervisory relationship. It includes a very clearly developed study program and is designed to provide you with a broad foundation of skills in the fields of Mathematics, Economics and Computer Science. Specialized courses and a work placement give you the opportunity to acquire interdisciplinary and personal key competencies. Practical relevance and topicality are combined with a scientifically well-founded education. The program additionally offers a variety of in-depth options and the choice of a major topic.

The stretched variant (7 semesters) is for students who start their studies with little prior knowledge. It can be selected during the online application.

Major topics

  • Numerics/Optimization
  • Financial Mathematics/Stochastics
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Information and Innovation Management
  • Market-Based Corporate Management
  • Political Economics


The field of professions for business mathematicians is extremely diverse, as the secure handling of mathematical issues and, in particular, a high degree of abstractive ability and analytic thinking is of growing interest in business. Successful graduates of the Wirtschaftsmathematik / Business Mathematics bachelor's program can be found in the insurance and credit industry, corporate consulting, information technology or at universities and research institutions, among others.