Einführung in die Algebra (V2A1/MB10), winter semester 2017/18

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Catharina Stroppel
Office hours: by arrangement (preferably after the lecture), room 4.007, Endenicher Allee 60.

Assistant: Dr. Martin Palmer
Office hours: Thursday 15:00 - 16:00, room 4.019, Endenicher Allee 60.


Monday, 14:00 ct - 16:00, Großer Hörsaal, Wegelerstr. 10.
Thursday, 10:00 ct - 12:00, Großer Hörsaal, Wegelerstr. 10.

  • Start: Monday, the 9th October 2017.
  • Registration phase: Thursday 5th - Wednesday 11th October 2017
  • Description: The lecture introduces the theory of groups, fields, rings and modules, which are of fundamental importance for all further courses, especially those in the domain of algebra. It is aimed at students in their third semester.
  • References: The following are recommended:
    • Artin: Algebra
    • Bosch: Algebra
    • Fischer, Sacher: Einführung in die Algebra
    • Jantzen, Schwermer: Algebra
    • Meyberg, Karpfinger: Algebra: Gruppen, Ringe, Moduln
    • Wüstholz: Grundlagen der Algebra
    • Wolfart: Einführung in die Zahlentheorie und Algebra


  • 1st exam:
    • Date and time: 14th February 2018, 9:00 - 11:00
    • Klausureinsicht: 16th February 2018, time still to be confirmed
  • 2nd exam:
    • Date and time: 22nd March 2018, 9:00 - 11:00
The requirement for admission to the exam is to have gained at least 50% of the points from the exercise/problem sheets.


The new exercise/problem sheets will always be made available on this webpage by Thursday at 12:00 at the latest.
The submission of the exercise/problem sheets takes place on Thursdays before the lecture (10:00 - 10:15), at the entrace of the lecture theatre.

In-class exercises

We also make some additional exercises available, for discussion during the exercise/problem classes, which may be used by the class tutors. Here you will find the in-class exercises from previous weeks. This is to be thought of as a general source of exercises; it is not expected that all exercises will be discussed.

Exercise/problem classes

  • The assignment of the exercise/problem classes takes place between the 5th and the 11th October 2017 through BASIS. Details of this process may be found on this information sheet from last year. Please address any further questions about this assignment process to the Bachelor-Master office.
  • Start of the exercise/problem classes: Monday, the 16th October 2017.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8-10 2 A,4
10-12 1 B,5 7
16-18 3 6

Group Date and time Room Tutor
1 Mon. 10-12 0.003 Manuel Blatt
2 Tues. 8-10 0.003 Tim Bülles
3 Tues. 16-18 0.008 Thorsten Beckmann
A Wed. 8-10 N0.007 Benjamin Ruppik
4 Wed. 8-10 0.008 Jendrik Stelzner
B Wed. 10-12 1.007 Jendrik Stelzner
5 Wed. 10-12 0.003 Benjamin Ruppik
6 Thu. 16-18 0.003 Jonas Antor
7 Fri. 10-12 0.003 Fabian Koch

All seminar rooms are in the Mathematical Institute, Endenicher Allee 60.
NB: The exercise/problem class A takes place in seminar room N0.007 in the annex (Nebengebäude).