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Topics in algebraic topology (TopTopics)
Provider: Faculty of Science

Activity no.: 5555-21-07-31There are 58 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 seats60
ECTS credits7.50
Contact personNina Weisse    E-mail address: weisse@math.ku.dk
Enrolment Handling/Course OrganiserLars Hesselholt    E-mail address: larsh@math.ku.dk
Written languageEnglish
Teaching languageEnglish
Semester/BlockBlock 2
Block noteDuration: 1 block
Scheme groupC
Exam requirementsThe student must in a satisfactory way demonstrate that he/she has mastered the learning outcome of the course
Exam formContinuous assessment
Exam detailsClass participation and weekly exercises. One internal examiner
Grading scalePassed / Not passed
Exam re-examination30 minutes oral exam with 30 minutes preparation time. All aids allowed during the preparation time and no aids allowed during the examination. Several internal examiners
Course workload
Course workload categoryHours
Theory exercises27.00


We will cover various topics in contemporary algebraic topology, such as stable homotopy theory, unstable homotopy theory, equivariant methods, or geometric questions, with the precise content depending on the interests of the participants.

Formel requirements
Academic qualifications: AlgTop2. Preferably also CatTop.

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 perform computations.

  • Competencies: To be able to produce independent proofs in extension of the acquired knowledge.

Teaching and learning methods
4 hours of lectures and 3 hours of exercises for 9 weeks.

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