MA3204 Homological Algebra Fall 2018

  • An extra lecture will be given on Monday, November 26.
  • A tentative schedule for the final exam is up. Please check it and make sure that everything works for you.
  • I will be available for questions Tuesday November 27 (10-12, 13-16), Wednesday November 28 (13-16) and Friday November 30 (10-12, 13-16).

Official Course Description

The course description can be found here.

Information about the lectures


Office hours

Simply e-mail me if you want to meet!

Lecture schedule

Note that the room is NOT the same as the one officially given by the university.

Day Time Room
Monday 15:15-17:00 734, Sentralbygg II
Friday 10:15-12:00

We will have an exercise session during the last hour of the Monday lecture, starting on week 36.

The last lecture is on Monday, November 26, 2018.


Our main source will be the following notes by Steffen Oppermann. Please be aware that these likely contain typos and/or mistakes.

These are also good references:

  • Joseph J. Rotman, An introduction to Homological Algebra, first edition
  • Joseph J. Rotman, An introduction to Homological Algebra, second edition
  • Charles A. Weibel, An introduction to Homological Algebra
  • Sergei I. Gelfand, Yuri I. Manin, Methods of Homological Algebra , second edition

Final exam

The final exam will be an oral exam. Everything discussed in class or in the exercises is material for the exam.

2018-11-23, louispht