## Information about the German "Vordiplom in Wirtschaftsmathematik" (Mathematics and Economics) at the University of HamburgThe certificate "Vordiplom" is awarded after completing successfully 2 years (4 semesters) of basic studies in Mathematics and Economics. (A "Diplom in Wirtschaftsmathematik" is obtained after additional 2 1/2 years (5 semesters) of advanced studies, comparable to a masters degree.) The Vordiplom certificate contains five grades, two in Mathematics, two in Economics, and one grade "Gesamtnote" (average grade) with the following meaning:
The grades in Mathematics are obtained from oral examinations (of half an hour each) in - "Reine Mathematik" (Pure Mathematics, i.e. Analysis and Linear Algebra), and
- "Numerische Mathematik" or "Wahrscheinlichkeitstheorie" (Numerical Mathematics or Mathematical Stochastics).
The grades in Economics are obtained from 3 or 4 written examinations (resp.) in - "Volkswirtschaftslehre" (Economic Theory), and
- "Betriebswirtschaftslehre" (Business Administration, short BA).
Additionally in the field without examination in no. 2 (above) an exercises attestation ("Übungsschein") is needed. In detail the basic studies consist of the following courses: (The ECTS Points shown in the table are preliminary.)
May 6, 1998 |

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