This course is the compulsory course in the first year of the International Master Program on Mathematical Physics. It is jointly taught (tandem course) by  a lecturer from the Institute of Theoretical Physics (Prof. Dr. S. Hollands) and a lecturer from the Mathematical Institute (Prof. Dr. M. Schwarz) together with teaching assistants from both institutes for the associated practice sessions.

The course is split into two modules, 12-PHY-MPMP1 in the semester´s first half and 12-PHY-MPMP2 in the second half which have to be registered for independently via AlmaWeb.

The course is taught in English.