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Selected Advanced Topics in Mathematics B ("Seminar")
(dt. Ausgewählte fortgeschrittene Themen der Mathematik B („Seminar“))

Level, degree of commitment Profile module, required module
Forms of teaching and learning,
Seminar (2 SWS),
90 hours (30 h attendance, 60 h private study)
Credit points,
formal requirements
3 CP
Course requirement(s):
Examination type: Two partial examinations: Seminar presentation Written elaboration
English or German,
The module is ungraded in accordance with the examination regulations for the degree program M.Sc. Mathematics.
One semester,
each semester
Person in charge of the module's outline All lecturers of Mathematics


  • Advanced mathematics topics, which approach the state of the art in research
  • Topics are distributed to individual students or subject areas are distributed to small groups of students
  • Familiarisation with the topic on the basis of scientific literature in self-study, supported by feedback from the lecturer
  • One lecture per participant on the respective topic, largely free and comprehensible for the seminar participants
  • Discussion about the lectures

Qualification Goals

The students

  • can independently work out another special mathematical topic,
  • can, if necessary, further develop and expand corresponding competencies already acquired in the Selected Advanced Topics in Mathematics A modules,
  • have perfected their ability to work independently in a scientific manner,
  • are able to prepare and divide more complicated mathematical contexts and supplement them with explanatory content,
  • can deal confidently with scientific literature and are adept at searching for it,
  • can give a structured presentation tailored to the competencies of the audience,
  • are confident in the use of presentation media,
  • have perfected their ability to discuss mathematical content in a structured way in groups,
  • have further qualified themselves in the use of mathematical text typesetting programs during seminar preparation.




The module can be attended at FB12 in study program(s)

  • M.Sc. Mathematics

When studying M.Sc. Mathematics, this module must be completed in the study area Practical and Seminar Modules.

Recommended Reading

  • According to the topic of the respective seminar

Please note:

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