spring 2022
MAT-3111 Differential Geometry 2 - 10 ECTS

Last changed 30.03.2022

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June for the autumn semester and 1 December for the spring semester. Applicants from outside the Nordic countries: 1 October for the spring semester and 15 April for the autumn semester.

Type of course

The course is included in the study program Mathematics - master. It may also be taken independent of study program upon approval of the Department of mathematics and statistics.

Admission requirements

Bachelor of science degree in mathematics or equal. Recommended prerequsites is MAT-3110 Differential Geometry 1 or a similar course in differential geometry.

Application code is 9371.

Course overlap

Du vil få en reduksjon i antall studiepoeng (som oppgitt under), dersom du avlegger eksamen i dette emnet og har bestått følgende emne(r) fra før av:

MA-316 Analysis on manifolds 10 stp

Course content

Vector bundles, connections, Riemannian geometry, integration on manifolds and de Rham cohomology.

Recommended prerequisites

MAT-3110 Differential Geometry

Objectives of the course

The candidate shall:
  • obtain a solid knowledge and understanding of Vector bundles, connections, Riemannian geometry, integration on manifolds and de Rham cohomology.
  • be able to perform calculations in concrete examples, using these concepts.

Language of instruction and examination

The language of instruction and the syllabus is English. Examination questions will be given in English, but may be answered either in English or a Scandinavian language.

Teaching methods

Lectures: 40 h Coursework: 30 h

Information to incoming exchange students

This course is available for inbound exchange students.

This course is open for inbound exchange student who meets the admission requirements. Please see the Admission requirements.

Do you have questions about this module? Please check the following website to contact the course coordinator for exchange students at the faculty: INBOUND STUDENT MOBILITY: COURSE COORDINATORS AT THE FACULTIES | UiT


One oral exam counting 100%.

Assessment scale: Letter grades A-F.

Coursework requirements

A passing grade is required on the mandatory homework sets for permission to take the exam.

A re-sit exam will be arranged for this course


  • About the course
  • Campus: Tromsø |
  • ECTS: 10
  • Course code: MAT-3111