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Master of Mathematics: Fundamental Mathematics
Academic year :

Model Path over 2 years

Core courses

The student chooses 6 courses of the lists: 'core courses UA' and/or 'core courses VUB'

Core courses UA

Algebraic topology6sp2nd semester
Shoykhet, Boris
Field Arithmetic6sp1st semester
Becher, Karim Johannes
Homological Algebra6sp2nd semester
Lowen, Wendy
Integrable Hamiltonian systems6sp1st semester
Hohloch, Sonja

Core courses VUB

Associative algebra6sp1st semester
Jespers, E.
Functional analysis6sp2nd semester
De Commer, Kenny
Advanced calculation of probability6sp1st semester
Einmahl, Uwe
Foundations of mathematics6sp2nd semester
Sioen, Mark

Specialisation courses

The student chooses 54 ECTS-credits from the list below.


Algebraic function fields6sp1st semester
Becher, Karim Johannes
Algebra Seminar3sp1st/2nd sem.
Becher, Karim Johannes
Central Simple Algebras and involution6sp2nd semester
Becher, Karim Johannes
Antwerp Summer University ALGAR: Algebra and Arithmetic3sp1st semester
Becher, Karim Johannes
Category theory6sp2nd semester
Agore, Ana
Hopf algebras and quantumgroups6sp2nd semester
Caenepeel, S.
Knot theory6sp2nd semester
Van den Bergh, Michel
Non-commutative algebra6sp2nd semester
Jespers, E.
Quadratic forms6sp1st semester
Becher, Karim Johannes
Representation theory of algebras6sp2nd semester
Jespers, E.
Seminar Homological Algebra6sp2nd semester
Lowen, Wendy
Topics in number theory6sp2nd semester
Van den Bergh, Michel

Analysis, Differential Geometry and Applied Mathematics

Analysis in Dynamics3sp1st semester
Palmer, Joseph
Banach and C*-algebra6sp2nd semester
De Commer, Kenny
Clifford algebras and conformal function theory6sp1st semester
Eelbode, David
Finite difference methods and financial mathematics6sp1st semester
In't Hout, Karel
Symplectic geometry5sp2nd semester
Gutt, Simone
Geometry and Dynamics of Hamiltonian Lie group actions3sp2nd semester
Fontaine, Marine
Advanced numerical methods6sp1st semester
Cuyt, Annie
Numerical Optimisation6sp1st semester
Vanroose, Wim
Analysis & Geometry Seminar I3sp1st/2nd sem.
Hohloch, Sonja
Analysis & Geometry Seminar II3sp1st/2nd sem.
Hohloch, Sonja
Selected topics in differential geometry and analysis6sp2nd semester
Hohloch, Sonja
Mestdag, Tom


Selected topics in topology6sp1st semester
Lowen, Bob
Categoric topology6sp2nd semester
Colebunders, Eva
Advanced topology6sp2nd semester
Lowen, Bob
Seminar Analysis and Topology6sp2nd semester
Sioen, Mark


Advanced Algebraic Topology6sp2nd semester
Shoykhet, Boris
Algebraic Geometry6sp1st semester
Le Bruyn, Lieven
Non-commutative geometry6sp2nd semester
Shoykhet, Boris
Permutation groups and incident geometry6sp2nd semester
Cara, P.
Seminar Algebraic Geometry6sp1st semester
Le Bruyn, Lieven
Simple groups6sp2nd semester
Le Bruyn, Lieven


Lévy processes and their applications6sp2nd semester
Einmahl, Uwe
Robust Statistics6sp1st semester
Raymaekers, Jakob


Academic Literacies for Scientists3sp1st semester
Van Hout, Tom
History of science and society6sp2nd semester
De Munck, Bert
Soens, Tim
Mathematical logic6sp2nd semester
Laenens, Els

Master thesis

Master thesis Fundamental Mathematics incl. Internship30sp2nd semester
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