About Us

Our Faculty is the academic home of researchers, teachers, and students of Mathematics and Computer Science. Its institutes and facilities are housed in the Mathematikon, pleasantly located on the Campus Neuenheimer Feld of Heidelberg University. Welcome!

The Faculty

The faculty is the “basic organizational unit” of the university and assumes the mission of the university in its respective domain. This includes research, teaching, studies, training of the next generation of academics, and academic self-governance.


Coordination among the members of the Faculty is essential for smooth operation and requires some organizational structure.



Research is conducted primarily in the sphere of the institutes associated the Faculty. Beside the constituent Institites for Mathematics and for Computer Science, there are many other institutions with close links to the Faculty.

Departmental Library

The Faculty Library of Mathematics and Computer Science houses specialized literature on mathematics, computer science, scientific computing, and related fields. Die Bereichsbibliothek ist in die Universitätsbibliothek eingebunden.