Welcome to the Department of Mathematics


The Department of Mathematics is one of the largest and most diverse departments within The University of Auckland, covering Applied Mathematics, Mathematics Education and Pure Mathematics. It has a strong international reputation and offers degrees and diplomas that enjoy widespread recognition with employers in New Zealand and internationally.

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Visit us in Alfred Nathan House for information and advice on your degree, your enrolment, fee payments, how to find your way around the campus, Campus Card, visa renewals and more.

Finding real world applications

Dr Gabriel Verret studies highly symmetrical graphs. He says it's great to be at the ‘edge’ of human knowledge, trying to find interesting avenues of research, and learning new things about mathematics.

Our subject is ranked 45th

According to the 2018 QS World University Rankings by subject, mathematics at the University of Auckland is ranked 45th equal in the world. Find out more.

  • Student Research Conference 2018 Event as iCalendar
    05 June 2018, 8am - 6pm
    The Department of Mathematics recognises the importance of student scholarly work. The Student Research Conference is an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students to present the research they have conducted, to share it with other students and faculty and receive feedback.
  • Abstracts are invited for the 2018 Student Research Conference
    18 April 2018
    The Department of Mathematics is inviting proposals in pure mathematics, applied mathematics and mathematics education for the 2018 Student Research Conference. Students at all academic levels may submit their abstracts. The deadline for submissions is Friday 18 May. Find out more.
  • Research Bazaar 2018 | Apply to attend now
    22 May 2018
    The Research Bazar (ResBaz) is a three-day festival promoting digital literacy in modern research. This is a free, annual event to help you master several new research skills while having fun. Applications for ResBaz Auckland 2018 are now open. If you would like to attend, find out more and apply.
  • Summer Data Science Fellowship Opportunity
    10 April 2018
    The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares masters students, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM and social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists.