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Advanced Combinatorics

Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
Moscow, Russia
On campus
 1232 Points
2 Years

Program Description

This program is focused on deep, research-oriented teaching of Combinatorial Geometry, Game Theory, Discrete Analysis, Random Graphs, Analysis of Complex Networks and other relevant fields.

The program stars with a bunch of courses that we call “re-indroductional”. These are needed to equate students’ basic knowledge in algebra, probability and basic discrete mathematics. We will rely on that basic tools during the next three semesters to build a solid picture of modern combinatorics, with a slight emphasis on graph (and network) theory and geometry. Every semester we will also have at least one course by an invited lecturer.

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Semester 1

Introduction to Discrete Geometry I

Linear Algebra

Probability Theory

Visiting Lectures

Semester 2

Introduction to Discrete Geometry II

Random Graphs I

Advanced Graph Theory

Visiting Lectures

Semester 3

Game Theory

Random Graphs II

Additive Combinatorics

Visiting Lectures

Semester 4

Visiting Lectures

The fourth semester is solely devoted to research and master’s thesis preparation


  • Researcher (mathematics, applied mathematics, computer science)
  • Software developer
  • Algorithm designer
  • Analyst

The alumni of Advanced combinatorics program work at research institutes in Germany, France, Canada, Israel (PhD/postdoc positions).


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