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HGS MathComp - Where Methods Meet Applications

The Heidelberg Graduate School of Mathematical and Computational Methods for the Sciences (HGS MathComp) is the only graduate school in Germany to focus on the complex topic of Scientific Computing. Placed in a vibrating research environment, the school is funded by the German Excellence Initiative and offers a uniquely structured interdisciplinary education for PhD students. The program enables students to pursue innovative PhD projects with a strong application-oriented focus – anywhere from mathematics, physics, and chemical engineering sciences to cultural heritage.

Members of HGS MathComp are top experts in their fields and work on projects that combine mathematical methodology with topical research issues. Individual mentoring and career-building programs ensure that graduates acquire all qualifications for top positions in industry and science. The HGS MathComp is part of the Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing (IWR) and located at Heidelberg University. [More...]

Curriculum Summer Term 2015

Upcoming Compact Course
Advanced bash scripting
2015-08-24
time: 9:00
location: IWR
Michael Herbst


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Upcoming School
International Symposium and Winter-School on Modeling, Adaptive Discretizations and Solvers for Fluid-Structure Interaction
2016-01-11
time: 9:00
location: Linz
Dr. Thomas Richter, Simone Deparis, David Nordsletten,


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Upcoming Talk
Embedded Boundary Methods for flow in complex geometries
2015-07-31
time: 14:15
location: SR 215, INF 293 (URZ)
Sandra May, PhD
ETH Zürich

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International Master Program "Scientific Computing"

The   Faculty for Mathematics and Computer Science at Heidelberg University is offering an international master course "Scientific Computing" starting in the winter Term (October) and summer term (April). The program combines the development of methods and algorithms in Applied Mathematics, the implementation of these methods using modern Computer Science technology and the application to real-world problems. 

The program is designed in cooperation with   HGS MathComp, the graduate school for mathematical and computational modeling at the   Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing (IWR) at Heidelberg University. Top students in the first year course will get an invitation to join the graduate school for the second master year, opening the possibility to a direct integration into the HGS MathComp PhD program, a master course directly leading to a PhD project (research oriented master track).   [More...]

The HGS MathComp is part of the Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing (IWR).

Upstream 2015

Das Netzwerk für junge Mathematikerinnen. [Mehr...]

1st Chess Tournament

June & July 2015 - Register Now! [More…]

Dragon Boat Racing 2015

July 25, 2015 - Join Now! [More…]

SIAM Heidelberg

The Heidelberg Chapter of SIAM unites students,
faculty members and anyone interested in the combination of scientific computing and industrial applications.   [More…]