Antwerp, Belgium

ALGAR: Quadratic Forms, Linear Algebraic Groups and Their Invariants

when 22 August 2024 - 30 August 2024
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 150

In 2024, the ALGAR summer school will be dedicated to quadratic forms, linear algebraic groups and their invariants. The lectures will be accompanied by exercise sessions and a couple of research talks.

The main part of the summer school takes place in the week from 26 to 30 August. Here, familiarity with basic quadratic form theory will be assumed. Participants needing some initiation to these topics are invited to an introductory programme on 22 and 23 August.

Target group

3rd year bachelor students, master students, PhD and potdoc researchers.

Participants should have a basic understanding of number theory, algebraic geometry and/or quadratic form theory.

Credits info

3 EC
3 ECTS credits are awarded upon succesful completion of the programme. All certificates of completion are issued as a micro-credential.

Fee info

EUR 150: Fee includes course material, coffee breaks, social activities, a reception and a conference dinner. It does not include accommodation, nor meals.