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Enrollment for the Foundation's special courses in the fall of 2022 is open

On September 03, 2022, the fall cycle of special courses of the Vega Institute Foundation in fundamental mathematics and mathematical finance starts. Courses are held online, with free access for students of Russian universities. You can register for the course until October 09 inclusive.

Who can participate?

• students of the 3rd-6th year of the specialist programme;
• students of 1st and 2nd year of Master's programme;
• postgraduate students;
• other categories of listeners.

What background will help you successfully master the courses?

You are getting education or have professional experience in the following areas:

• “mathematics” and related disciplines;
• “information technology” and related disciplines;
• economic specialties with an advanced mathematical base.

Is it possible to credit special courses at the university?

In case of successful completion of the course, you can get a certificate for presentation at the educational department of your university. For this you need:

• attend most of the classes in the course;
• successfully fulfill the mandatory requirements, noted in the syllabus of the discipline.
• successfully pass the exam/test.
For students of the faculties-partners of the Foundation (Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics, faculty of Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics, MSE MSU), statements are formed centrally and sent by the Foundation directly to the faculties.

Everyone who signed up for special courses always have the opportunity to be in the status of a free listener on the course.

Special courses of the fall semester:

• Blockchain and cryptocurrencies
• Stochastic volatility models
• Nonlinear partial differential equations, viscosity solutions
• Optimal Transport and Its Applications
• Applied Mathematical Finance I
• Advanced Monte Carlo Techniques
• Statistical physics and applications in finance
• Stochastic Analysis I
• Numerical Methods in Finance I

You can sign up for a course and find out more information on the courses page on our website.