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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!

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The doctorate signifies a proven ability to conduct independent, deepened scientific research. Under the auspices of the Combined Faculty of Mathematics, Engineering and Natural Sciences, we confer the doctoral degree Dr. rer. nat.  in the subjects of mathematics and computer science.

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Students interested in Mathematics, Computer Science, or an interdisciplinary field, pursuing a B.Sc., M.Sc., or M.Ed., and aiming for a career in research, teaching, or the private sector, will find here in Heidelberg a full range of first-class courses for a challenging and enriching educational experience in an intellectually stimulating environment with historical cachet.

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Mathematics and Computer Science — Announcement

Student Assistants for Winter 2022/23

Deadline for Applications: Friday, August 26 2022

The Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science is looking for students with excellent relevant credentials to assist in teaching of courses, tutorials, exercise sessions, and labs from the undergraduate program, and especially for the following


Compulsory / Introductory Modules

  • Analysis 1 (Banagl)
  • Lineare Algebra 1 (Böckle)
  • Höhere Analysis (Rüland)
  • Einführung in die Praktische Informatik (Schulz)
  • Einführung in die Numerik (Scheichl)
  • Einführung in Software Engineering (Paech)
  • Algebra I (Venjakob)
  • Einführung in die Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie + Statistik (Dahlhaus)
  • Höhere Mathematik für Physiker III (Fuhrmann)
  • Mathematik für Informatiker 1 (Merkle)


Application process

First imperatively consult with the instructor of the course for which you would like to supervise a tutorial. Your application can only be considered upon request from the instructor. Then please fill in the online application form.

The hiring decision is made by the Dean. In case your application is approved, you will be informed by email. Other applicants are placed on a waiting list and might be contacted at a later date. After receipt of this email, ALL applicants please immediately hand in the form Antrag auf Einstellung/Weiterbeschäftigung einer geprüften/ungeprüften Wissenschaftlichen Hilfskraft with all required documents at the office for student assistant affairs (during office hours only). All forms and further information can be found on the homepage of the office for student assistant affairs.


Hiring conditions

Hiwi contracts have a typical duration of 6 months (1.10.22 - 31.3.23) at a rate of 35h/month. One student assistant is responsible for two exercise sections.

Dated: 2022-07-07, sig.: Sekretariat für Hilfskraftangelegenheiten
Last updated on Jul 24, 2022 at 5:27 AM