The conference is over.


This conference will focus on the interaction between Group Theory and Model Theory with an emphasis on Abelian Group Theory. Other main topics will include the interaction between permutation groups, semigroups and model theory.


The conference is the successor meeting of the 2011 "Groups and Model Theory" conference which was held in the same location. There will be main lectures by internationally recognized experts in both fields and plenary talks by young and promising researchers.

Moreover, participants are encouraged to submit talks.


The conference dinner will provide colleagues with an opportunity to remember and reminisce about our friend Rüdiger.




The following invited speakers have confirmed to give a talk.


Invited speakers include:

Invited young speakers include:

Igor Dolinka (Novi Sad)

Gábor Braun (Atlanta)

Laszlo Fuchs (Tulane) 

Artem Chernikov (Los Angeles)

Andrew Glass (Cambridge)

Katharina Dupont (Beer Sheva)

Salma Kuhlmann (Konstanz)

Antongiulio Fornasiero (Naples)

Dugald Macpherson (Leeds)

Ketao Gong (Hubei)

Luigi Salce (Padova)

Itay Kaplan (Jerusalem)

Jan Trlifaj (Prague)

Fatemeh Karimi (Teheran)

John Truss (Leeds)

Ebru Solak (Ankara)

Martin Ziegler (Freiburg)




The Conference will be held on Monday 1st of February 2016 until Thursday 4th of February 2016 at the conference centre "Die Wolfsburg" in Mülheim an der Ruhr (Germany).


You are very welcome to participate!


Scientific organizers:


Manfred Droste (Leipzig)

Brendan Goldsmith (Dublin)

Lutz Strüngmann (Mannheim)


Administrative organizers:


Katrin Leistner

Lutz Strüngmann

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