MA3204 Homological Algebra Fall 2019


We have planned exams for November 29th, December 2nd and December 3rd. For your allotted time see the following link.

Exam schedule

If changes to the plan become necessary on your part (and in particular if you plan to take the exam and your name is not on the list) please email me as soon as possible.


Lectures will be on Mondays, 14:15 to 16:00, and Wednesdays, 16:15 to 18:00, in room B22.

There will be exercises within the lectures, usually approximately half a lecture every week.


Reference group

The reference group consists of the following three people:

Name e-mail (all at stud.ntnu)
Endre S. Rundveen endresr
Christina Dønvold sjøborg chrisds
Therese Strand therstr

If you have any remarks or complaints that you do not wish to take up with me directly please let a member of the reference group know, so that they can forward it.

We will have a second meeting on Wednesday, October 9th, but any remarks concerning possible problems or improvements are of course also welcome in between meetings.

Official Course Description

The course description can be found here.

Information about the lectures


Steffen Oppermann; room 844 Sentralbygg II;


We will mainly be following these notes. 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.

2019-11-25, Steffen Oppermann