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Master of Mathematics

We offer a Master of Mathematics programme in English, with a choice between pure and applied mathematics and a focus on a research career or a career in industry.

Master of Statistics

The department is also involved in the Master of Science in Statistics programme. The programme offers a choice between various majors.

This programme is organised by the Leuven Statistics Research Centre (LSTAT). The Section of Statistics of the Department of Mathematics is one of the members of this centre.


You can do a Ph.D. in Mathematics in the Leuven Arenberg Doctoral School.

Research is done in one of the five research sections of the department.

Also keep an eye on our vacancy list.

Programmes in Dutch

The department also offers two programmes in Dutch:

Studying at the KU Leuven

A lot of information about living and studying in Leuven is available on the university web site.

General information about admission policies is available in this section of the university web site.

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