Study group on Gradient Flows 2024

A study group targeted to PhD students (PostDocs and master students are also welcomed) periodically on Tuesdays in the Centre for Complex Systems Studies in Utrecht. 

The focus in on Gradient Flows and the current discussion centers around the lecture notes  "An introduction to the analysis of gradients systems" by Alexander Mielke.

For more information on the schedule and to join the sessions, please contact Gabriele Fissore (

Calculus of Variations courses in the Netherlands

We collect in the following document a list of courses related to Calculus of Variations that are currently taught in Dutch universities. We are working on improving the accessibility for external students.