PhD courses


As part of the PhD programme, each students gives three seminars within their research area. The seminars take place during the second, third and fourth year of the programme and give a total of 6 credits. 

PhD seminars at the Department of Mathematics

Essén Lectures

These lectures are presented by distinguished experts and directed to a general audience of PhD students. Students who complete the assignments get 3hp. The lecture series is named after Professor Matts Essén (1932-2003), who worked at Uppsala University until his retirement in 1997.

More about the Essén lectures

Autumn 2023

Algebraic groups 7.5 credits

Teacher: Seidon Alsaody och Marion Jeannin

Concentration inequalities and logarithmic Sobolev inequalities 7.5 credits

Teacher: Benny Avelin

Spring 2024

PhD course in topology and geometry 7.5 credits

Teacher: Georgios Dimitroglou Rizell

Clifford algebra, spinors and applications in analysis 7.5 credits

Teacher: Douglas Lundholm

Autumn 2024

PhD course in algebra 7,5 credits

Teacher: Hankyung Ko

Probabilistic combinatorics 7,5 credits

Teachers: Annika Heckel, Fiona Skerman

Operads and their geometric models 5 credits

Teacher: Alex Takeda

Topological defects 5 credits (Period 2+3)

Teacher: Michele del Zotto

Spring 2025

PhD course in probability and statistics 7,5 credits

Teachers: Shaobo Jin, Fiona Skerman

Last modified: 2023-11-29