MA3204 Homological Algebra Fall 2019

The first lecture will be on Tuesday, August 20th, at 10:15 in room K26.


Lectures will be on Tuesdays, 10:15 to 12:00, in room K26, and Thursdays, 10:15 to 12:00, in room MA24.

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

The schedule will be up for discussion during the first lecture. If we can agree on different slots that work for everybody then we will try to change the schedule.

If you cannot make it to the first lecture and are planning to attend subsequent lectures then please let me know about your schedule restrictions by email before the first lecture.

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.

2019-07-04, Steffen Oppermann