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Geometric Group Theory (Summer Semester 2024)

  • Lecturer: Dr. Gabriele Link
  • Classes: Lecture (0153300), Problem class (0153310)
  • Weekly hours: 4+2

The first lecture will be on Monday, April 15th from 11:30 h to 13:00 h.

This lecture course will be offered in English and you will find some references below.

Any further information, problem sheets and other course material will be available in the ILIAS course of the lecture.

Lecture: Thursday 14:00-15:30 20.30 SR 2.67
Friday 9:45-11:15 20.30 SR 3.68
Problem class: Monday 11:30-13:00 20.30 SR 3.68
Lecturer Dr. Gabriele Link
Office hours: contact me by email...
Room 1.010 Kollegiengebäude Mathematik (20.30)
Email: gabriele.link@kit.edu
Problem classes Dr. Julia Heller
Office hours: just come by or send me an email
Room 1.008 Kollegiengebäude Mathematik (20.30)
Email: julia.heller@kit.edu


  • C. Löh, "Geometric Group Theory - An Introduction", Universitext, Springer Verlag, 2017.
  • A. Hatcher "Algebraic Topology", Cambridge University Press, 2006.
  • J.-P. Serre "Trees", Springer Monographs in Mathematics, Springer Verlag, 1980.
  • J. Meier, "Groups, graphs and trees", London Mathematical Society Student Texts vol. 73, Cambridge University Press, 2008.
  • "Office hours with a geometric group theorist", edited by Matt Clay and Dan Margalit, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 2017.
  • M.R. Bridson, A. Haefliger, "Metric spaces of non-positive curvature", Grundlehren der mathematischen Wissenschaften vol. 319, Springer Verlag, 1999.
  • C. Drutu, M. Kapovich, with an Appendix by B. Nica, "Geometric Group Theory", AMS Colloquium publications vol.63, 2018.