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These are the Advanced Courses for the winter semester 2021/22.

(We are still updating some information on this page, so please refer it to it again before making a final decision about which courses to take.)


1. Differential geometry, global analysis, and mathematical physics

Title: Seminar on Symplectic Geometry
Lecturer: Mohnke, Walpuski, Wendl, HU
Location: Johann von Neumann-Haus - 1.315 (RUD25)
Type: Seminar (2h)
Seminar: MON 13-15
See also here.

Title: Floer Homology
Lecturer: Mohnke, HU
Location: Johann von Neumann-Haus - 3.007 (RUD25)
Type: Lecture (2h) + tutorial (1h)
Lecture: THU 13-15
Tutorial: THU 15-17 (every two weeks)

Title: Differential Geometry III
Lecturer: Walpuski, HU
Location: Johann von Neumann-Haus - 3.007, 1.115 and 1.102 (RUD25)
Type: Lecture (4h) + tutorial (2h)
Lecture: WED 11-13 and THU 9-11
Tutorial: THU 11-13
See also here.

Title: Research seminar: Algebra, Geometry and Physics
Lecturer: Borot, HU
Location: Johann von Neumann-Haus - 4.007 (RUD25)
Type: Seminar (2h)
Seminar: TUE 14-16
See also here.

Title: Mathematical Physics III
Lecturer: Suris, TU
Location: MA 550
Type: Lecture (4h)
Lecture: WED 14-16 and FRI 10-12

Title: Characteristic classes
Lecturer: Bär, U Potsdam
Location: Institut für Mathematik, Room 2.09.0.12 or online
Type: Lecture (4h) + tutorial (2h)
Lecture: MON 14-16 and THU 14-16
Tutorial: THU 8-10


2. Algebraic and arithmetic geometry, number theory

Title: Algebra III
Lecturer: Schmitt, FU
Location: virtual room 22
Type: Lecture (2h) + tutorial (2h)
Lecture: TUE 12-14
Tutorial: TUE 14-16
See also here.

Title: Research Seminar: Algebra
Lecturer: Schmitt, FU
Location: virtual room 29
Type: Seminar (2h)
Seminar: WED 10-12

Title: Algebraic groups/ Lie algebras
Lecturer: Große-Klönne, HU
Location: Johann von Neumann-Haus - 1.114 (RUD25)
Type: Lecture (4h) + tutorial (2h)
Lecture: TUE 9-11 and THU 9-11
Tutorial: THU 13-15
See also here.

Title: Seminar: Buildings and Hecke algebras
Lecturer: Große-Klönne, HU
Location: Johann von Neumann-Haus - 3.008 (RUD25)
Type: Seminar (2h)
Seminar: TUE 13-15
See also here.


3. Stochastics and mathematical finance

Title: Stochastic Filtering
Lecturer: Koltai, Perkowski, FU
Location: virtual room 28
Type: Seminar (2h)
Seminar: MON 14-16

Title: Special Lecture in Numerics/Stochastics
Lecturer: Djurdjevac, FU
Location: virtual room 29
Type: Lecture (2h)
Lecture: MON 14-16

Title: Stochastic individual based models in biology
Lecturer: Berenguer, HU
Location: Johann von Neumann-Haus - 1.012 (RUD25)
Type: Lecture (2h) + tutorial (1h)
Lecture: WED 11-13
Tutorial: WED 13-15 (every two weeks)

Title: In-depth stochastic analysis
Lecturer: Becherer, HU
Location: Johann von Neumann-Haus - 3.006 (RUD25)
Type: Lecture (2h) + tutorial (1h)
Lecture: MON 9-11
Tutorial: FRI 11-13
See also here.

Title: Selected chapters of stochastic analysis and applications
Lecturer: Becherer, HU
Location: Johann von Neumann-Haus - 3.011 (RUD25)
Type: Seminar (2h)
Seminar: MON 13-15
See also here.

Title: Stochastic Financial Mathematics I
Lecturer: Schlenkrich, HU
Location: online and Johann von Neumann-Haus - 3.006 (RUD25)
Type: Lecture (4h) + tutorial (2h)
Lecture: FRI 9-11 and 11-13
Tutorial: MON 13-15

Title: Levy processes
Lecturer: Xu, HU
Location: Johann von Neumann-Haus - 2.006 (RUD25)
Type: Lecture (2h) + tutorial (1h)
Lecture: THU 13-15
Tutorial: THU 15-17 (every two weeks)

Title: Stochastic models
Lecturer: Deuschel, TU
Location: MA 042, MA 144 and MA 141
Type: Lecture (4h) + tutorial (2h)
Lecture: TUE 10-12 and THU 14-16
Tutorial: FRI 12-14

Title: Large Deviations
Lecturer: Deuschel, TU
Location: MA 748
Type: Seminar (2h)
Seminar: THU 12-14

Title: Reinforcement learning
Lecturer: Belak, TU
Location: tba
Type: Seminar (2h)
Seminar: tba

Title: Machine Learning with Financial Applications
Lecturer: Belak, TU
Location: online
Type: Lecture (4h)
Lecture: TUE 10-12 and WED 10-12

Title: Financial Mathematics I
Lecturer: Bank, TU
Location: MA 042, MA 004 and MA 141
Type: Lecture (4h) + tutorial (2h)
Lecture: TUE 8-10 and FRI 8-10
Tutorial: MON 16-18 or THU 18-20

Title: Stochastic partial differential equations
Lecturer: Stannat, TU
Location: MA 141
Type: Seminar (2h)
Seminar: TUE 16-18

Title: Stochastic models in neurosciences
Lecturer: Schwalger, Stannat, TU
Location: MA 750
Type: Seminar (2h)
Seminar: THU 16-18

Title: Stochastic processes in neurosciences
Lecturer: Schwalger, Stannat, TU
Location: MA 750
Type: Lecture (2h)
Lecture: THU 14-16

Title: Probability theory IV
Lecturer: Hammer, TU
Location: MA 649
Type: Lecture (2h)
Lecture: TUE 10-12


4. Discrete mathematics and optimization

Title: Discrete Mathematics
Lecturer: Szabo, FU
Location: A7/SR 140 Seminarraum (Hinterhaus)
Type: Seminar (2h)
Seminar: WED 12-14

Title: Extremal Combinatorics
Lecturer: Szabo, FU
Location: A6/SR 025/026 Seminarraum
Type: Lecture (4h) + tutorial (2h)
Lecture: TUE 14-16 and THU 10-12
Tutorial: THU 8-10 or THU 14-16

Title: Molecular Networks
Lecturer: Bockmayr, FU
Location: T9/SR 051 Seminarraum
Type: Lecture (2h) + tutorial (2h)
Lecture: MON 10-12
Tutorial: MON 12-12

Title: Traffic Optimization: Public Transport Networks
Lecturer: Lindner, FU
Location: A6/SR 009 Seminarraum
Type: Lecture (2h) + tutorial (2h)
Lecture: WED 10-12
Tutorial: MON 14-16
See also here.

Title: Discrete Mathematics II-Optimization
Lecturer: Borndörfer, FU
Location: A6/SR 007/008 Seminarraum
Type: Lecture (4h) + tutorial (2h)
Lecture: TUE 12-14 and WED 12-14
Tutorial: FRI 16-18

Title: Theory and methods of non-smooth optimization
Lecturer: Walther, HU
Location: Johann von Neumann-Haus - 3.008 (RUD25)
Type: Lecture (4h) + tutorial (2h)
Lecture: WED 9-11 and THU 9-11
Tutorial: THU 13-15

Title: Mathematical optimization for machine learning
Lecturer: Walther, HU
Location: Erwin Schrödinger-Zentrum/Modul 1 - 1305 (RUD26) and Johann von Neumann-Haus - 1.114 (RUD25)
Type: Lecture (4h) + tutorial (2h)
Lecture: MON 11-13 and THU 11-13
Tutorial: WED 11-13

Title: Optimal control of infinite dimensional systems
Lecturer: Hante, HU
Location: Johann von Neumann-Haus - 1.114 (RUD25)
Type: Lecture (2h) + tutorial (1h)
Lecture: MON 9-11
Tutorial: MON 13-15 (every two weeks)

Title: Optimization Problems with Probabilistic Constraints
Lecturer: Henrion, HU
Location: Johann von Neumann-Haus - 2.006 (RUD25)
Type: Lecture (2h) + tutorial (1h)
Lecture: FRI 9-11
Tutorial: FRI 11-13 (every two weeks)

Title: Algorithmic discrete mathematics III
Lecturer: Klimm, TU
Location: MA 550
Type: Lecture (4h)
Lecture: MON 10-12 and THU 14-16

Title: Discrete structures II (Graph theory)
Lecturer: Felsner, TU
Location: MA 005 and C 130
Type: Lecture (4h)
Lecture: THU 10-12 and FRI 10-12
See also here.

Title: Integer programming modeling of puzzles, games, and real-world problems
Lecturer: Koch, TU
Location: online
Type: Seminar (2h)
Seminar: WED 12-14

Title: Discrete geometry II
Lecturer: Henk, TU
Location: MA 649
Type: Lecture (4h) + tutorial (2h)
Lecture: WED 12-14 and THU 10-12
Tutorial: FRI 10-12

Title: Algorithms for Networked and Distributed Systems
Lecturer: Schmid, TU
Location: H 2053 and H 3007
Type: Lecture (2h) + tutorial (2h)
Lecture: MON 18-20
Tutorial: MON 12-14


5. Geometry, topology, and visualization

Title: Research seminar: Topology
Lecturer: Angelini-Knoll, Vogt, FU
Location: A6/SR 009 Seminarraum
Type: Seminar (2h)
Seminar: TUE 16-18

Title: Topology II
Lecturer: Blagojevic, FU
Location: A6/SR 031 Seminarraum
Type: Lecture (4h)
Lecture: TUE 8-10, WED 8-10

Title: Higher Algebra II
Lecturer: Angelini-Knoll, Reich, FU
Location: virtual room 25
Type: Lecture (2h)
Lecture: THU 14-16

Title: Topology II
Lecturer: Kegel, HU
Location: Johann von Neumann-Haus - 1.013 and 3.007 (RUD25) and Erwin Schrödinger-Zentrum - 1.304 (RUD26)
Type: Lecture (4h) + tutorial (2h)
Lecture: TUE 15-17 and FRI 11-13
Tutorial: WED 15-17
See also here.

Title: Tropical geometry
Lecturer: Panizzut, TU
Location: H 3004 and online
Type: Lecture (4h) + tutorial (2h)
Lecture: MON 12-14 and WED 14-16
Tutorial: TUE 14-16
See also here.

Title: Geometry III
Lecturer: Techter, TU
Location: H 0111 and H 0112
Type: Lecture (4h)
Lecture: TUE 12-14 and WED 12-14
See also here.


6. Numerical analysis and scientific computing

Title: Soft Matter: Mathematical Aspects, Physical Modeling and Computer Simulation
Lecturer: Delle Site, FU
Location: A7/SR 140 Seminarraum (Hinterhaus)
Type: Lecture (4h) + tutorial (2h)
Lecture: MON 8-10 and WED 8-10
Tutorial: THU 8-10
See also here.

Title: Seminar: Multiscale Methods in Molecular Simulations
Lecturer: Delle Site, FU
Location: KöLu24-26/SR 017 (vorrang Schülerlabor)
Type: Seminar (2h)
Seminar: WED 10-12

Title: Numerics IV
Lecturer: John, FU
Location: A7/SR 140 Seminarraum (Hinterhaus)
Type: Lecture (2h) + tutorial (2h)
Lecture: WED 10-12
Tutorial: MON 14-16
See also here.

Title: Numerics of PDEs with contraints
Lecturer: Tischendorf, HU
Location: Johann von Neumann-Haus - 2.006 (RUD25)
Type: Lecture (2h) + tutorial (1h)
Lecture: THU 9-11
Tutorial: THU 11-13 (every two weeks)

Title: Infinite-dimensional control systems
Lecturer: Breiten, TU
Location: MA 544 and MA 749
Type: Lecture (4h)
Lecture: MON 10-12 and WED 12-14

Title: Scientific Computing
Lecturer: Fuhrmann, TU
Location: online
Type: Lecture (4h)
Lecture: THU 10-12 and FRI 14-16
See also here.


7. Applied analysis and differential equations

Title: Partial Differential Equations II
Lecturer: Ecker, FU
Location: virtual room 24
Type: Lecture (4h) + tutorial (2h)
Lecture: TUE 12-14 and WED 12-14
Tutorial: WED 10-12
See also here.

Title: Mathematical Modeling in Climate Research
Lecturer: Klein, FU
Location: KöLu24-26/SR 017 (vorrang Schülerlabor) and A6/SR 009 Seminarraum
Type: Lecture (2h) + tutorial (2h)
Lecture: WED 12-14
Tutorial: MON 12-14

Title: Theory of Function Spaces and Applications
Lecturer: Perkowski, Zuijlen, FU
Location: A6/SR 031 Seminarraum
Type: Lecture (2h)
Lecture: TUE 14-16
See also here.

Title: Numerical Methods for Electronic Structure Calculations
Lecturer: Henneke, FU
Location: A7/SR 140 Seminarraum (Hinterhaus)
Type: Seminar (2h)
Seminar: FRI 16-17.30

Title: Advanced Differential Equations
Lecturer: Nieto, Fiedler, FU
Location: A7/SR 140 Seminarraum (Hinterhaus)
Type: Seminar (2h)
Seminar: THU 14-16

Title: Advanced Delay Equations
Lecturer: Schneider, Fiedler, FU
Location: A7/SR 140 Seminarraum (Hinterhaus)
Type: Seminar (2h)
Seminar:THU 16-18

Title: Oberseminar Nichtlineare Dynamik
Lecturer: Fiedler, FU
Location: A7/SR 140 Seminarraum (Hinterhaus)
Type: Oberseminar/Seminar (4h)
Seminar: TUE 14-18

Title: Multi-dimensional calculation of variations
Lecturer: Zwicknagl, HU
Location: Johann von Neumann-Haus - 1.013 and 3.008 (RUD25)
Type: Lecture (4h) + tutorial (2h)
Lecture: MON 11-13 and WED 13-15
Tutorial: MON 13-15

Title: Nonlinear functional analysis and weak convergence
Lecturer: Ginster, HU
Location: Erwin Schrödinger-Zentrum - 1.304 (RUD26)
Type: Lecture (4h) + tutorial (2h)
Lecture: MON 9-11 and WED 9-11
Tutorial: WED 11-13
See also here.

Title: Differential-algebraic equations
Lecturer: Mehrmann, TU
Location: MAR 0.008
Type: Lecture (2h) + tutorial (2h)
Lecture: TUE 10-12
Tutorial: THU 16-18

Title: Seminar on neural networks in inverse problems
Lecturer: Steidl, TU
Location: tba
Type: Seminar (2h)
Seminar: FRI 12.30-14.30


8. Mathematics of data science

Title: Computational Sciences
Lecturer: Noe, FU
Location: virtual room 22 and A6/017 Frontalunterrichtsraum (Bioinf)
Type: Lecture (4h) and tutorial (4h)
Lecture: MON 10-12 and WED 10-12
Tutorial: TUE 10-12 and THU 10-12

Title: High-dimensional statistics
Lecturer: Wahl, HU
Location: Johann von Neumann-Haus - 1.012 (RUD25)
Type: Lecture (2h) + tutorial (1h)
Lecture: TUE 13-15
Tutorial: TUE 15-17 (every two weeks)

Title: High-dimensional approximation and statistical learning
Lecturer: Schneider, TU
Location: H 1058 and H 1028
Type: Lecture (4h) 
Lecture: WED 14-16 and FRI 14-16

Title: Machine learning and optimization
Lecturer: Pokutta, TU
Location: tba
Type: Seminar (2h)
Seminar: tba
See also here.


*Additional courses:
Title: Function Theory
Lecturer: Polthier, FU
Location: virtual room 25
Type: Seminar (2h)
Seminar: TUE 14-16

The BMS Basic Courses take place at all three universities which do their best to coordinate the schedules according to the scheme
below.