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 winter term can be found here.

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Digital Mathematics Teacher Education in NRW (DigiMal.nrw)

Never have digital teaching methods been more important – for learners but also for teachers. Preparing them for the digital future ist the main goal of the project "Digitale Mathematiklehrerbildung in NRW (DigiMal.nrw)".

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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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Past Events

Information about past events can be found in our news archive.

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Talks at the faculty of mathematics

Today (Saturday, 16. January 2021.)
There will be no talk today.

Talks within the next 10 days

Gilles Bonnet (Universität Bochum)
Concentration and Cumulants for Stabilizing Functionals on Point Processes.
Tuesday, 19. January 2021, 16:15 to 17:15 in room no. online, campus /. Probability Seminar. export as ical

Dr. Stephan Berendonk (Universität Duisburg-Essen)
Antrittsvorlesung: Tangenten- und Flächenbestimmungen der Kardioide mit elementargeometrischen Mitteln.
Wednesday, 20. January 2021, 17:00 in room no. online, campus /. Mathematics Colloquium. export as ical

Patrick Graf (Bayreuth)
Kähler spaces with vanishing first Chern class.
Thursday, 21. January 2021, 16:45 in room no. online, campus /. Algebra, Geometry and Number Theory Seminar. export as ical

Christian Beck (Universität Münster)
Multilevel Picard approximations for semilinear elliptic PDEs.
Tuesday, 26. January 2021, 16:15 to 17:15 in room no. online, campus /. Probability Seminar. 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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