Geometry 2 (Geom2)

Course content

The following subjects are covered. 

1. Differentiable manifolds in Euclidean spaces.

2. Abstract differentiable manifolds.

3. Tangent spaces, differentiable maps and differentials.

4. Submanifolds immersions and imbeddings

5 Vector fields.

6 Lie groups and Lie Algebras (cursory)

7 Differential forms.

8 Integration; Stokes' Theorem


MSc Programme in Mathematics

Learning outcome


  • Central definitions and theorems from the theory


  • Decide whether a given subset of R^n is a manifold
  • Determine the differential of a smooth map
  • Work with tangent vectors, including the Lie algebra of a Lie group
  • Utilize topological concepts in relation with manifolds
  • Find the Lie bracket of given vector fields
  • Work with exterior differentiation and pull-back of differential forms


  • In general to perform logical reasoning within the subject of the course
  • Give an oral presentation of a specific topic within the theory as well as a strategy for solving a specific problem

5 hours of lectures and 4 hours of exercises per week for 7 weeks

Analyse 1 (An1), Geometri 1 (Geom1) and Topologi (Top) or similar.

7,5 ECTS
Type of assessment
Oral examination, 30 minutes
30 minutes of preparation before the exam
All aids allowed
Marking scale
7-point grading scale
Censorship form
External censorship
Criteria for exam assessment

The student must in a satisfactory way demonstrate that he/she has mastered the learning outcome.

Single subject courses (day)

  • Category
  • Hours
  • Lectures
  • 35
  • Theory exercises
  • 28
  • Preparation
  • 142
  • Exam
  • 1
  • English
  • 206