Galois Cohomology

Prof. Dr. Timo Richarz

Time and Place

Fridays, 09:50-11:30 in t.b.a.
Starting: Friday, 17.04.2019


This is an introductory course to Galois cohomology. Familiarity with the Galois theory of fields is assumed.


  • J.-P. Serre: Galois Cohomology, Springer.
  • J.-P. Serre: Local fields, Springer.
  • J.Cassels, A. Fröhlich: Algebraic Number Theory, Academic Press Inc., London.
  • K. Haberland: Galois cohomology of algebraic number fields, VEB, Berlin. 

Exercise sheets

  • Exercise sheet 1

Exercise session

Starting: t.b.a.

There are weekly exercise sessions accompanying the lecture. Solutions to the exercises  can be handed in during the lecture on Fridays. 


This is an oral exam. For further information contact the lecturer.