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General Relativity (GR) / Quantum Field Theory (QFT)

Lectures in general relativity/quantum field theory can be chosen from the list given below. The module is subdivided into core courses, specialized courses, and the advanced seminar. More information on the contents of each lecture and required knowledge can be found from the description of the lectures, see links.

Credit points and module descriptions are given according to the new examinations regulations.

Lecture Title / Topic

Description HPW CP Semester
Core Courses
Relativity and Cosmology I  Detail 4+2 9 W
Relativity and Cosmology II  Detail 4+2 9 S
Quantum Field Theory I  Detail 4+2 9 S
Quantum Field Theory II  Detail 4+2 9 W
Specialized Courses
Quantum Aspects of Gravity: Quantum Gravity,
The Early Universe, QFT in Curved Spacetime,
Foundations of Quantum Theory, Quantum Black Holes
 Detail 2 3 W/S
Particle- and Astrophysics: Advanced Astrophysics, 
Group Theory, Theoretical Particle Physics, Advanced
Theoretical Physics, Theoretical Astroparticle Physics,
Superstring Theory, Supersymmetry
 Detail 3+1 6 W/S
Mathematics: Topology, Differential Geometry, 
Theory of Groups, Functional Analysis, 
Geometry and Analysis on Supermanifolds and
Lie Supergroups
 Detail 2/4+2 3/6 W/S
Geometry in Physics  Detail 4+2 9 S
Advanced seminar on current topics in GR/QFT   2 3  


The amount of credit points (CP) listed above will be applied to external students only. Cologne master students receive CPs for the area of specialization in total (see handbook).