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Faculty of Basic Sciences Mathematics

Tasks and Organisation

Students on all degree programmes based on the City Centre campus undertake projects to learn the significance of mathematics in a wide variety of applications.

City Centre campus, room S 07.110

Head of Laboratory and Supervision

Foto Martin Stämpfle

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Martin Stämpfle

Founding Director of the Central Academic Institution "Orientation and Undergraduate Studies"

Address :

Esslingen City Centre Campus
Room: S 04.309
Kanalstraße 33
73728 Esslingen

Address :

Esslingen City Centre Campus
Room: S 05.111
Kanalstraße 33
73728 Esslingen

Consultation hours:

During semester weeks on Monday, 9-10 a.m. in room S 04.309. Please announce any appointment via email.

Foto Jan-Frederik Heger

Jan-Frederik Heger

Address :

Esslingen City Centre Campus
Room: S 07.203
Kanalstraße 33
73728 Esslingen

Consultation hours:

Dienstags von 09:00 bis 11:00 im Raum S07.110 (Labor Mathematik) und nach Verainbarung.


The laboratory is equipped with 16 modern computer workstations. The tables are arranged as a chevron to make it easier to work in groups. Projection screens are available at both ends of the room. And complex relationships can be illustrated clearly on two large whiteboards.

Projects and Classes

Students work on projects which involve the modelling and simulation of applications from automotive engineering, mechanical engineering and biotechnology, for example. The implementation of mathematical methods in practice plays a key role here. Students learn how mathematics can provide an elegant solution to difficult problems which are encountered in these applications.

Project Autonomous Driving

The autonomous driving project is a cooperation between the Faculty of Basic Sciences and the Faculty of Information Technology ably supported by the Faculty of Automotive Engineering. Model vehicles on a scale of 1:10 are constructed by students and equipped with control units, sensors and actuators. The objective is to replicate modern driver assistance systems and develop them further. These systems use a vast amount of mathematics.


A variety of mathematical objects are exhibited in showcases. Three-dimensional polyhedrons impressively illustrate the relationship between corners, edges and surfaces. Cutaways of various sensors for driver assistant systems are exhibited especially for the automotive engineering students. A huge amount of mathematics plays out inside these sensors. This is where the material taught in the mathematics lectures is put into practice.

Apply for winter semester 2021/22!

The application period for our bachelor's degree programmes runs to 31 July 2021.
For the Master's programmes, the application deadline is 15 July. Please note the different application times for our international Master's programmes.

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