Winter School

 Group Actions in Number Theory


Initial Winter School


18 January - 28 january 2011, Centre Interfacultaire Bernoulli, EPF Lausanne

This winter school is principally aimed at graduate student whose field of interest is related to the GANT semester, but it should also be of interest for more senior participants. The objective is to present the basics of various techniques and methods which are likely to feature prominently during the remainder of the semester, together with their existing applications, and their potential use in the solution of open problems.

The school will cover six topics:

All lectures will be in Room MA 11 (on the first floor of the Mathematics building of EPFL).

Detailed program

The schedule of the talks is available (and will be updated when needed) on Google Calendar.

Lecture notes and other documents

A separate page contains links to lecture notes and other documents concerning the various courses.


People interested in attending the conference are requested to fill the following registration form (deadline 16 january 2011).

Some ressources will available to graduate students and postdoc willing to attend the conference: for this fill the following application form (deadline 1 december 2010). Note (October 12, 2010): for participants requiring a visa to come to Switzerland, it is probably not possible anymore to obtain one in time for the Winter School.


For invited participants

Accomodation are organized by the CIB.

For non-invited participants

Please contact one of the hotels listed in this PDF file and follow instructions to get discounted rates.


Scientific and Organizing Committee

Emmanuel Kowalski, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Philippe Michel, EPF Lausanne, Switzerland