F.P. Schuller PhD (Frederic)

Associate Professor

About Me

Frederic P. Schuller is Associate Professor at the Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Twente.


Interview with De Physicus (Delft).

Interview with Fortbildungszentrum für Hochschullehre (Erlangen)

Interview with Physik Journal (German Physical Society).



since 2019    University of Twente - Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics (tenured)

2012--2019   University of Erlangen - Interim Professor W3/W2/Elite Programme Coord.

2008--2012   MPI for Gravitational Physics - Scientist and Member of the Scientific Council

2006--2008   Nuclear Science Institute UNAM - Professor Titular of Mathematical Physics

2003--2006   Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics - Postdoctoral Research Fellow

2000--2003   University of Cambridge - PhD in Applied Maths and Theoretical Physics

1999--2000   University of Cambridge - Master of Advanced Studies in Mathematics

1996--1999   University of Kaiserslautern -- Mathematics and Physics (double major)


Differential Geometry, Mathematical Physics, Systems Theory, General Relativity, Quantum Theory


Recordings of three comprehensive lecture courses developed and delivered by Frederic P. Schuller can be found here:

Differential Geometry:   Geometric Anatomy of Theoretical Physics 

General Relativity:         Mathematical and Physical Foundations of General Relativity

Quantum Theory:          Quantum Theory

Affiliated Study Programmes




Courses Academic Year  2022/2023

Courses in the current academic year are added at the moment they are finalised in the Osiris system. Therefore it is possible that the list is not yet complete for the whole academic year.

Courses Academic Year  2021/2022

In the press

  • 2020 Magazine article (60-minute interview) with De Physicus (Netherlands)
  • 2016 Magazine article (30-minute interview) with Physik Journal (Germany)
  • 2008 Radio interview (20 mins) on National Radio (Mexico)
  • 2004 Newspaper article (based on 2-hour interview) with The Record (Canada)


Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Zilverling (building no. 11), room 3023
Hallenweg 19
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science
Zilverling  3023
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands