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Topics in Algebra and Number Theory
Provider: Faculty of Science

Activity no.: 5604-21-07-31There are 50 available seats 
Enrollment deadline: 22/11/2021
PlaceDepartment of Mathematical Sciences
Universitetsparken 5, 2100 København Ø
Date and time22.11.2021, at: 08:00 - 30.01.2022, at: 16:00
Regular seats50
ECTS credits7.50
Contact personNina Weisse    E-mail address: weisse@math.ku.dk
Enrolment Handling/Course OrganiserFabien Pazuki    E-mail address: fpazuki@math.ku.dk
Written languageEnglish
Teaching languageEnglish
Semester/BlockBlock 2
Scheme groupB
Exam formOral examination, 30 minutes
Exam formContinuous assessment
Exam detailsOral examination, 30 min under invigilation The exam will be a 30 minutes oral exam with 30 minutes of preparation time.
Grading scale7 point grading scale. For PhD students: Passed / Not Passed
Course workload
Course workload categoryHours


We will cover various topics in contemporary Algebra and Number Theory, such as Arithmetic Geometry, special functions, explicit methods, rational points, moduli problems in arithmetic, with the precise content depending on the interests of the participants.

Learning outcome
Knowledge: To display knowledge of the course topics and content, at the level of a beginning researcher.
Skills: To be able to use the acquired knowledge to obtain proofs.
Competences: To be able to produce independent proofs in extension of the acquired knowledge.

See Absalon for a list of course literature.

Teaching and learning methods
4 hours of lectures.
Lectures will be given by the professor and some talks will be prepared and given by the students.

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