PhD Scholarship Arithmetic Geometry

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Duisburg-Essen offers a 3-year-scholarship for a PhD project to be conducted under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Jan Kohlhaase. Possible research topics include the representation theory of p-adic Lie groups, moduli spaces of p-divisible groups, p-adic Galois representations and the p-adic Langlands program. Applicants are supposed to successfully have completed a master's program in mathematics and to have a strong background in algebra, number theory or algebraic geometry.

Your application should include a CV, a short letter of motivation, a list of the advanced math courses you attended, as well as a copy of your master's thesis. Please send your documents as pdf-files to jan.kohlhaase[at]

The Department of Mathematics at the University of Duisburg-Essen hosts an exceptionally large group of researchers in Algebraic and Arithmetic Geometry. There is a very active group of PhD students and postdocs, and a wide variety of advanced courses and seminars. For further information please consult the following web sites:

Excellent students are invited to apply before July 1st, 2014. We would particularly like to encourage female students to apply.

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Sunday, June 29, 2014
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Prof. Dr. J. Kohlhaase
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