Come to the HFT Stuttgart to study mathematics in an application-oriented and strongly practice-oriented way. We offer our students excellent, individual support, small course sizes and a high degree of practical relevance. A special feature: We are the only HFT course of study to offer a cooperative study variant in the form of Maths² - Work & Study.

Field of specialization: Algorithms or Finance?

Regardless of whether you choose the classic or cooperative study option: We train you as a structured problem solver, mathematical creative thinker and communicative team player. You can choose between two majors:

  • Algorithm Engineering: information technology focus
  • Financial and actuarial mathematics: focus on business mathematics

The specializations make you fit for a wide range of applications, for example in the areas of autonomous driving, digital planning and optimization or development and management of financial and insurance products.

Maximum practical relevance with Maths² - Work & Study

The study variant Maths² is a bachelor's programme in mathematics with maximum practical relevance. From the first semester onwards, you will work in this study variant in one of our cooperating companies and can deepen your knowledge directly in practice. The study variant differs from the classical variant only in terms of time. In terms of content, you will receive the same sound education as in the classic variant.

Please note that an application for the bachelor's degree in Math² has some special features. You must first apply for the Bachelor's programme in Mathematics at the HFT Stuttgart via our online portal. At the same time, the application is made to one of our cooperating companies. All information is available on our Maths² - Work & Study page.

Interested companies from the Stuttgart region can contact us at any time by phone (+49 711 8926 2526) or email .

Perspectives: Study and then?

Mathematics is the basis for every technical achievement and an indispensable component of innovative topics. In today's fast-paced and complex world, there is more demand than ever for those who have studied mathematics. Whether in the financial sector, the automotive industry, management consultancies, medical technology, IT and telecommunications, or mechanical engineering, mathematics is a door opener to almost every industry and opens up excellent opportunities on the job market.

In addition, the bachelor' s degree entitles students to enter the master's programme in mathematics. This prepares students for management and development tasks and opens the door to higher service. The Master's degree qualifies for a possible doctorate.



Professors of Mathematics


Number of companies that have trained mathematics students during their practical semester in the last 5 years


Lecturer in the study course Mathematics

  • Intensively supervised initial study phase
  • Small course sizes
  • High practical relevance, application- and job-oriented
  • Cooperative study in Maths²-Work&Study
  • Two directions of specialization selectable
  • Varied study projects
  • Theses with practice partners
  • Semester abroad and contact partner universities
  • All study programs ASIIN accredited
  • Financial and actuarial mathematics DAV accredited
Advantages of studying at the HFT


Our formula for success: Holistic support

We promote your success in your studies through intensive support and small course sizes that allow for individual exchange. In addition, our mathematics studies are strongly practice-oriented and thus enable you to optimally combine theory and practice.

  • Preparation week for first semester students
  • Math bridge course
  • Math orientation test
  • English Placement Test
  • different tutorials
  • Innovative teaching forms and content - continuously adapted to the requirements of practice
  • Inverted Classrooms
  • Online tests
  • targeted exam preparation courses
  • an internship semester for first contacts in the economy
  • Maths² - a study variant with a contract for work and labour for optimal financing of studies
  • After the bachelor's program, we offer a consecutive master's program in mathematics with specializations in algorithm engineering and financial and actuarial mathematics
  • As a graduate of the HFT Stuttgart, many future-oriented professional fields await you already with your Bachelor's degree. Stuttgart is the right starting point for your start in professional life: a strong location in the insurance, finance and automotive industries and with a stock exchange that is one of the top ten in Europe.
  • The Master's degree qualifies you for a possible doctorate

Results of the study programs Mathematics in the student survey for the current study program quality monitor:


are satisfied with the support provided by the teachers


are satisfied with the professional quality of the courses / the teaching content


find that teamwork and cooperation are strongly encouraged