Topics in real and tropical algebraic geometry

Nordfjordeid Summer school 2022

Nordfjordeid landscape, sky, fjord, mountains


Aim and Scope

The aim of the summer school is to provide an introduction to  recent advances in real and tropical algebraic geometry. The school is aimed at phd students (as well as advanced master students and early postdocs) with a general background in algebra, and with interests in algebra, geometry or topology. There will be three lecture series and extensive problem sessions.​

Lecture series

Antonio Lerario:  Metric algebraic geometry.  Problem set1, Problem set2

Felipe Rincon:  Tropical Ideals Problem set

Claus Scheiderer:  Sums of squares and applications   Problem set 1, set 2, set 3


Practical Information

  • Arrival date: Sunday 19 June
  • Departure date: Friday 24 June or Saturday 25 June (the school will end on Friday around noon)
  • Registration fee: 220 NOK (payable at the school)
  • Price of stay at Sophus Lie Center (per person per day, meals included): double room 825 NOK, single room 905 NOK

Further practicalities: information about travel and accomodation in Nordfjordeid.



If you intend to participate in the school, please register via this link. If you change your mind later, please inform Elisabeth Seland on your decision.

Registration deadline: May 2nd, 2022.



For practical questions, contact Elisabeth Seland ( For scientific questions contact the organizers (see below).


Organizing Committee

  • Cordian Riener (Tromsø)
  • Kristian Ranestad (Oslo)

SponsorsLogo BFS

We thank the Bergen Research Foundation for funding towards this summer school, as part of the project Pure Mathematics in Norway.


Other sponsors:

  • University of Bergen (UiB)
  • University of Oslo (UiO)
  • The Arctic University of Norway (UiT)
  • The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
  • University of Stavanger (UiS)
Published Feb. 4, 2022 8:41 AM - Last modified June 23, 2022 3:48 PM