401-2000-00L  Scientific Works in Mathematics

SemesterSpring Semester 2021
LecturersM. Burger
Periodicityevery semester recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentTarget audience:
Third year Bachelor students;
Master students who cannot document to have received an adequate training in working scientifically.


401-2000-00 VScientific Works in Mathematics
Groups are selected in myStudies.
This mandatory course is offered twice per semester. The dates are on two Tuesdays 18-19, namely 9 March 2021 and 25 May 2021.
The lecturers will communicate the exact lesson times of ONLINE courses.
1s hrs
09.03.18:00-19:00ON LI NE »
25.05.18:00-19:00ON LI NE »
M. Burger

Catalogue data

AbstractIntroduction to scientific writing for students with focus on publication standards and ethical issues, especially in the case of citations (references to works of others.)
ObjectiveLearn the basic standards of scientific works in mathematics.
Content- Types of mathematical works
- Publication standards in pure and applied mathematics
- Data handling
- Ethical issues
- Citation guidelines
Lecture notesMoodle of the Mathematics Library: https://moodle-app2.let.ethz.ch/course/view.php?id=519
Prerequisites / NoticeDirective Link

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits0 credits
ExaminersM. Burger
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationCarry your ETH student card with you to prove your identity.

Learning materials

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401-2000-00 VScientific Works in Mathematics
09.03.18:00-19:00ON LI NE »
25.05.18:00-19:00ON LI NE »


There are no additional restrictions for the registration.

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Mathematics BachelorBachelor's ThesisOInformation
Mathematics MasterMaster's ThesisOInformation
Computational Science and Engineering BachelorBachelor's ThesisOInformation
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