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Fall

In the list below courses indicated with (BM) are intended for beginning master students or advanced bachelor students. Other courses are more advanced. The fall courses of Mastermath are on this Mastermath schedule. The Mastermath courses taught by instructors from Leiden are also listed below with the code (MM).

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

Courses in Leiden for Masters and advanced Bachelor students

Algebraic Curves (BM) 6
Combinatorial Game Theory (BM) 6
Complex Networks (BM) 6
Ergodic Theory and Fractals (BM) 6
Introduction to dynamical systems (BM) 6
Linear Analysis (BM) 6
Mathematical Statistics 3 (BM) 6
Multiscale Mathematical Biology (BM) 6
Probability Seminar 2021 (BM) 6
Quantum Information Theory (BM) 6
Advanced Topics in Operations Research (BM) variabel

Advanced courses in Leiden for Master students

Statistical learning 6
Research traineeship applied analysis 6

Mastermath courses

Algebraic geometry 1 (MM) 8
Algebraic number theory (MM) 8
Commutative Algebra (MM) 8
Diophantine Approximation (MM) 8
Dynamical Systems (MM) 8
Functional Analysis (MM) 8
Mathematical Biology (MM) 8
Measure Theoretic Probability (MM) 8
Partial Differential Equations (MM) 8
Random Walks (MM) 8
All Mastermath fall courses 6/8

Spring

In the list below courses indicated with (BM) are intended for beginning master students or advanced bachelor students. Other courses are more advanced. The spring courses of Mastermath will be on this Mastermath schedule. The Mastermath courses taught by instructors from Leiden are also listed below with the code (MM).

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

Courses in Leiden for masters and advanced bachelor students

Advanced measure theory (BM) 6
Differentiable manifolds 2 (BM) 6
Dynamical systems seminar (BM) 6
Fourier Analysis (BM) 6
Martingale Theory and its Applications(BM) 6
Metabolic Network Analysis (BM) 6
Probability: Coupling theory (BM) 6
Representation Theory (BM) 6
Research traineeship applied analysis 6
Advanced Topics in Operations Research (BM) variabel

Advanced courses in Leiden for Master students

Foundations of Statistics and Machine Learning 6
Functional analysis seminar 6
Topics in Algebraic Geometry 6
Topics in Algebraic Number Theory 6

Mastermath courses

Algebraic Geometry 2 (MM) 8
Elliptic Curves (MM) 8
Symplectic Geometry 8
Modular Forms (MM) 8
All Mastermath spring courses 6/8

Programme

The Mathematics Master programme offers courses in the following specialisations:

  • Algebra, Geometry and Number Theory (including the exchange master Algant)

  • Applied Mathematics

  • Mathematics and Communication

  • Mathematics and Education

  • Mathematics and Science-Based Business

More information about these specialisations can be found on the students website of Leiden University.
Please find the link here

For all specialisations a Master research project is required (20-40 ects)

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2
Master research project 20-40
ALGANT Master research project 34

Career Perspective

Career events are organized by the faculty of science (Beta Banenmarkt) and the study organization De Leidsche Flesch.

The Science Career Service of Leiden University offers Workshops, and provides advice on career orientation, application skills, CV, motivation letter, LinkedIn, job application or other career related questions.

The Leiden University Career Zone is an online career portal that helps you to prepare for the job market. Here you can find information, tools and tips to help you gain more personal insight, learn about the job market, develop your application skills, plan your academic and professional career, find job vacancies and discover what the Career Services can do for you.