Faculty of Mathematics of the University of Duisburg-Essen

On a regular basis the Faculty of Mathematics of the University of Duisburg-Essen can be found in nationwide research rankings in the top bracket among mathematics faculties putting a strong emphasis on research. (CHE-Research Ranking, DFG-Fund Ranking). Our faculty reached number 15 among all mathematics departments in Germany in the DFG-Förderatlas 2018.

This was confirmed in the Academic Ranking of World Universities (Shanghai Ranking) 2018 by a position among the 101-150 best Mathematics Departments worldwide. At the same time, Mathematics at UDE ranks among the top eight in Germany.

Current Events

Information regarding current university operations

Please refer to the university website for regulations concerning exams and teaching due to the coronavirus.

Information regarding procedures for the summer term will be announced here.

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Obituary on Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Heinrich Wefelscheid

With great dismay the Faculty of Mathematics learned of the death of its esteemed colleague Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Heinrich Wefelscheid. Shortly after his 79th birthday he passed away unexpectedly for many of us.

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Research Training Group 2553 “Symmetries and classifying spaces: analytic, arithmetic and derived”

The German Research Foundation DFG will fund a Research Training Group run by the Essen Seminar for Algebraic Geometry and Arithmetic starting April 2020. The first funding period will run for four and a half years. After an initial phase, eventually 13 positions for PhD students and one postdoc position will be funded. The first 4 positions will be formally announced shortly.

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Talks at the faculty of mathematics

Today (Saturday, 04. July 2020.)
There will be no talk today.

Talks within the next 10 days

Thomas Godland (University of Münster)
Conical tessellations associated with Well chambers.
Monday, 06. July 2020, 17:00 to 18:00 in room no. online, campus /. Research Seminar RTG 2131. export as ical

Osvaldo Angtuncio (UNAM)
On multitype random forests with a given degree sequence, the total population of branching forests and enumerations of multitype forests.
Monday, 13. July 2020, 17:00 to 18:00 in room no. online, campus /. Research Seminar RTG 2131. export as ical

Research Cooperations

All our research teams are linked to a network of national as well as international scientific cooperations.

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Prospective Students

You are interested in studying mathematics at the University of Duisburg-Essen?


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