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Representations of compact groups [MA5054]

Sommersemester 2021

Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Robert König
Assistants: Farzin Salek, Zahra Khanian
Lecture: Thursdays 4:15pm – 5:45pm (zoom)
Exercises: Fridays 4:00pm - 5:30pm (zoom)


The first lecture will be on April 15. A zoom-link will be shared by email with registered participants.


This course will serve as an introduction to the theory of Lie groups and their representations, a topic of central importance in physics. Subjects to be covered include:

In addition, some applications to physics may be discussed.


Exercises Solutions Topics To be discussed on
Assignment 1 Solution 1 topics date


There are plenty of excellent textbooks on these topics. The lectures will follow the second half of

to a large extent. Other recommended literature (more may be provided during the course):

Some notes

Continuously updated (partial) lecture notes/summary.

Files Lecture
Review topological/smooth manifolds Lecture 1