Students who apply for Phase I of the program must have completed a bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification by the start of the program. Typically, a master’s or Diplom degree is required to be accepted for Phase II. BMS offers financial support for outstanding students in both phases.
The curriculum covers a broad spectrum of courses in pure and applied mathematics, all taught in English. In addition, there are summer schools and soft skills courses. Each student has a mentor.
Berlin Mathematical School was founded in 2006. It obtains funding as a Graduate School in the framework of the German Initiative for Excellence.