Summer Semester 2017

3rd Berlin-Princeton-Singapore Workshop on Quantitative Finance 
19-22 April, HU Berlin 

CRC 1114 Spring School: Methods for particle systems with multiple scales
29 May - 2 June 2017

Jörgshop TU Berlin "Convex and Discrete Geometry"
2-3 June 2017

Highlights of Algorithms 2017 
9-11 June, TU Berlin 

Summer School "Motives for periods" 
28 August - 2 September 2017, FU Berlin


Summer Semester 2016

Moduli and Automorphic Forms: a Meeting for Women in Mathematics 
12-14 May 2016

5th Berlin Workshop on Mathematical Finance for Young Researchers
1-4 June 2016

Arakelov theory and automorphic forms
A conference at the occasion of Jürg Kramer's 60th birthday
6-9 June 2016

FU Summer School International Geometry Summit 2016
18-19 June 2016

Symposium Diskrete Mathematik
15-16 July 2016
Registration until 30 June 2016 is free for Master students!

FOMUS: Foundations of Mathematics: Univalent Foundations and Set Theory -
What are Suitable Criteria for the Foundations of Mathematics?

18-23 July 2016

Workshop on Stochastic Analysis and Related Fields
In honour of Peter Imkeller's 65th birthday
28-30 July 2016

Workshop Symplectic Field Theory VIII
6-12 August 2016 HU

Conference in Honor of the 75th Birthday of S.R.S. Varadhan
15-19 August 2016

Winter Semester 2015/16

Variational Inequality Day  
19 November 2015 at HU, Humboldt-Kabinett in the Johann-von-Neumann building

Invited Speakers:
Ralf Kornhuber
Michael Hintermüller
Mira Schedensack
Andreas Schröder

Carsten Carstensen
Karoline Köhler

Tentative Schedule
10:00-10:45 Ralf Kornhuber
10:45-11:30 Michael Hintermüller
12:00-12:45 Mira Schedensack
14:00-14:45 Andreas Schröder
14:45-15:30 Karoline Köhler
16:00-16:45 Carsten Carstensen

If you would like to attend the workshop, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Combinatorial Optimization at Work 2015
28 September - 9/10 October 2015 at Zuse Institute Berlin

Lectures and exercises about LP/MIP/MINLP and real-world industrial applications

The block course is organized by the TU Berlin in cooperation with the Matheon and the Berlin Mathematical School with support of the Forschungscampus MODAL and the COST Action TD1207. It is also a summer school of the DFG Collaborative Research Center TRR 154.

Language: English
ECTS: 10 Credit Points
Application deadline: 1 August 2015 (or when slots are filled)
Participation fee: none
Intended audience: master/PhD students, Postdocs
Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lectures by: M. Grötschel, B. Bixby, A. Martin, R. Borndörfer, T. Koch, the SCIP Team, developers of Gurobi, XPress, CPlex, Mosek, GAMS, ThinkCubic, and many more


Summer Semester 2015

Optimal shapes in condensed matter and biological systems
Starting 8 June 2015

Special functions, orthogonal polynomials, and the Laguerre/Polya class
Starting 9 June 2015, Straße des 17 Juni 136, MA 649 


Lectures on Bridges between mathematics and its applications
Organized by BMS Postdocs

Lecture I
Sebastian Stiller (TU Berlin): On the difference of cars and smartphones. - Multiprocessor scheduling in safety critical applications
THU 28 May 2015, 16:15 at FU Berlin, Arnimallee 6, room: 108/109

Lecture II
Sebastian Materra (FU Berlin): From electrons to reactive flow
FRI 19 June 2015, 14:15 at TU Berlin, room: MA 315 (Matheon Lounge)

Lecture III
Maryna Viazovska (HU Berlin): Discrete optimization on a sphere
FRI 3 July 2015, 14:15 at HU Berlin (Adlershof), Johann von Neumann Haus, room: 1.013

Lecture IV
Mijail Guillemard (TU Berlin): Applications of Approximately Finite Algebras and Clifford Algebras
FRI 17 July, 14:15 at FU Berlin, Arnimallee 6, room: 108/109

Winter Semester 2014/15

Day of arithmetic and algebraic geometry (AAD2015)
12 March 2015 at HU Berlin (Mitte) 

Benedict Gross (Harvard University): The arithmetic of hyperelliptic curves
2:30pm - 3:30pm, HU Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, Karl Weierstraß Lecture Hall (3038) 

János Kollár (Princeton University): Quadratic families of elliptic curves and unirationality of degree 1 conic bundles
4:00pm - 5:00 pm,  HU Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, Karl Weierstraß Lecture Hall (3038)

Organizers: Klaus Altmann (FU), Hélenè Esnault (FU), Gavril Farkas (HU), Jürg Kramer HU


Intensive Course: Motivic invariants related to K3 and abelian geometries
3 - 6 February 2015 at HU Berlin (Adlershof, Rudower Chaussee 25) and IRIS Adlershof (Zum Großen Windkanal 6)

Benjamin Bakker (HU Berlin)
Jinwon Choi (KIAS Seoul)
Gavril Farkas (HU Berlin)
Lothar Goettsche (ICTP Trieste)
Sheldon Katz (UIUC Urbana)
Michael Kemeny (HU Berlin)
Albrecht Klemm (HCM Bonn)
Georg Oberdieck (ETH Zürich)
Rahul Pandharipande (ETH Zürich)
Junliang Shen (ETH Zürich)
Qizheng Yin (ETH Zürich)

Organizers: Gavril Farkas and Rahul Pandharipande

Registration: For more information and registration please visit


Lectures on Bridges between mathematics and its applications
Organized by BMS Postdocs

Lecture I 
Nils Waterstraat (HU Berlin): The spectral flow in variational bifurcation theory" 
20 November 2014, 5pm, TU Berlin, room MA 315 (Matheon Lounge) 

Lecture II 
Mijail Guillemard (TU Berlin): Some tools from Geometry and Topology in Data Analysis 
5 December 2014, 2pm, FU Berlin, Pi Building, Arnimallee 6, room 126

Lecture III 


Mathematical Writing
16 October 2014 - 12 February 2015 at FU with Günter Rote


Block Course: Towards the Polynomial Freiman-Ruzsa Conjecture
6 - 24 October 2014 at FU Berlin
Topics and lecturers
Week 1 (6 - 10 October 2014): 
Giorgis Petridis (University of Rochester): Classical and new results in Additive Combinatorics
Week 2 ( 13 - 16 October 2014):
Julia Wolf (University of Bristol): Analytic techniques in Additive Combinatorics
Week 3 (20 - 23 October 2014): 
Tomasz Schoen (Adam Mickiewicz University): The Polynomial Freiman-Ruzsa Conjecture

Summer Semester 2014

Humboldt Distinguished Lecture Series in Applied Mathematics
Paul Glasserman: Topics in Financial Stability and Systemic Risk
19 May: 16:00-17:00 and 17:30-18:30, Erwin Schrödinger Zentrum, Room 0.307
20 May: 16:00-17:00 and 17:30-18:30, Erwin Schrödinger Zentrum, Room 0.307

First Berlin-Singapore Workshop on Quantitative Finance and Financial Risk
21-22 May 2014 at WIAS
23-24 May 2014 at HU Berlin

Lecture Course Wendelin Werner: Geometric properties of the Gaussian free field
Tuesdays 4:15-5:45pm (27 May, 10 June, 17 June, 1 July, 8 July, 15 July)
TU Berlin, room MA748 (RTG Lounge)

Winter Semester 2013/14

Random Media (Workshop)
Organized by Jean-Dominique Deuschel (TU) and Wendelin Werner (ETH Zurich)
16-17 September 2013 at TU Berlin

Junior female researchers in probability (Workshop)
Berlin and Potsdam, 10-11 October 2013
Submission of abstracts: 1 July 2013
Application for financial support: 1 July 2013
Registration without presentation: 15 September 2013
Applications submitted before the deadline will get an answer not later than 15 July 2013

Evolution equations and their applications (BMS Intensive Course)
Organized by Maciek Korzec and Matthias Liero
27-29 November 2013 at TU Berlin

5th developer conference and developer meeting at TU Berlin
28-29 March 2014 at TU Berlin, room MA 042

Summer Semester 2013

Surprises at the classical limit
Prof. Thierry Paul (Ecole Polytechnique - ParisTech)
3-21 June 2013
at HU, Institut für Mathematik, Rudower Chaussee 25, 12489 Berlin, Raum 3.006 (Ground floor, House 3)

Stability of differential dynamical systems and numerical methods
Prof. Dr. Vu Hoang Linh (Universität Hanoi, Vietnam)
at TU Berlin

Syzygies in Berlin (Workshop)
27-31 May 2013
at FU Berlin

Coarse grained dynamics (BMS Intensive Course)
Organized by Marco Sarich and Natasa Durdevac
22-23 April 2013 at FU Berlin


Winter Semester 2012/13

Controlled distributions and applications
Massimiliano Gubinelli (Université Paris Dauphine)
04-06 December 2012

Diffusions with reflection
Andriy Pylypenko (NAS, Kiev)
10-14 December 2012

Workshop of the new Collaborative Research Centre (SFB/TRR) 109
Discretization in Geometry and Dynamics
16-22 December

Summer Semester 2012

Conformal invariant randomness: Continuous models
Prof. Wendelin Werner (U Paris Sud 11 - Orsay)
6 June - 4 July 2012 (five lectures)

Topics in non-equilibrium statistical mechanics
Prof. Greg Pavliotis (Imperial College London)
18 June - 13 July 2012

Eigenvalues of large unitary matrices
Prof. Thierry Levy (U Paris 6)
9 May - 27 June 2012 (eight lectures)

Extrinsic geometry of smooth and polyhedral surfaces

Prof. Tom Banchoff (Brown University)
12 April - 19 July 2012

Partial differential equations and fluid dynamics
Prof. Edriss S. Titi (UC Irvine)
10 April -14 July 2012

Random walks in random environment and dynamics of spin glasses
Jiri Cerny (University of Vienna)
10 - 12 April 2012

Winter Semester 2011/12

Block Course: Extremal Combinatorics in Random Discrete Structures
Tibor Szabo (FU Berlin), Mathias Schacht (U Hamburg), David Conlon (Oxford)
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Rational curves on manifolds and mori theory
Prof. Jaroslaw Wisniewski

Scientific visualization
Prof. Eugene Zhang

Summer Semester 2011

Conformal invariance of lattice models
Prof. Wendelin Werner
Website of the course


Winter Semester 2010/11

The theta correspondence
Prof. Jens Funke

Representation theory and arithmetic of two-dimensional schemes
Alexey Parshin (Steklov Mathematical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow)