Specialization in Business Mathematics


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Winter semester: Analysis and Linear Algebra, 8 ECTS, 4 credit hours
Computing, 4 ECTS, 2 credit hours
Summer semester: Probability, 4 ECTS, 2 credit hours
Statistics, 4 ECTS, 2 credit hours
Language of instruction: English

Courses are offered once a year, either in the winter or the summer semester. Analysis and Linear Algebra and Computing can be taken simultaneously, Probability is offered in the first half-semester of the summer term, Statistics in the second half-semester. Courses are to be completed in this order.

Program Direction and Contact

Director: Klaus Pötzelberger
Contact: Questions regarding the content of the specialization in Business Mathematics can be sent to Prof. Josef Leydold and Prof. Klaus Pötzelberger. Questions of administrative nature can be sent to wimath@wu.ac.at


Successful completion of a placement test is required for admission to the program in Specialization in Business Mathematics. Students can apply for the placement test meeting the deadline on the online registration page. Students are required to upload both a letter of motivation and a transcript (as PDF files) during the application for the placement test. Applicants’ grades in Mathematics and Statistics are important criteria for admission.

Please note that only complete applications can be considered for admission.


Please see the Dates and Deadlines page for application periods and test dates.

Last change: 2016-14-06 mw