Research Master in Partial Differential Equations and Numerical Analysis


preparing students to be able to complete doctoral studies (theses) and forming Bac +5 in applied mathematics to be able to work in the private sector.

Acquired Skills

The mastery of techniques and modern methods of mathematical and numerical modeling and analysis used in the study of partial differential equations involving problems in physics, oceanography, chemistry and biology.  The ability to read and understand research articles in the field of PDE and numerical Analysis.  The ability to provide an adequate method of numerical solution for a given PDE problem.

Admission Conditions

Recruitment: Applications are reviewed by an admission committee. The best candidates are selected after interview

Required Level:

Master 1 in Mathematics.


The course of PDE and the course of numerical analysis of the Master I must be taken.


A dozen students. 

Further Studies / Career Opportunities

It leads to high-level teaching careers, doctoral studies resulting in professional researcher or teacher - researcher or mathematical engineering careers.

Selected Teachers in Partial Differential Equations and Numerical Analysis

Samer Fadel Israwi

Associate professor
Mathematics department

Raafat Khalil Talhouk

Full professor
Mathematics department

Partial Differential Equations and Numerical Analysis M2 Courses


  • M1 Mathematics

General Infos

  • Diploma Level: BAC+5
  • Studies Duration:

    One year

  • Type: Research
  • Teaching Language: French
  • Total Credits Number: 60
  • Location: Rafic Hariri University campus - Hadath
  • Supervisor: Raafat Khalil Talhouk
  • Email: rtalhouk(at)ul.edu.lb

Selected Projects

  • Etude du mod√®le Brinkman-Darcy pour les √©coulements diphasiques en milieux poreux (2013-2014)
  • Boundary observability and stabilization of a wave equation with dynamical feedback (2013-2014)
  • Numerical Solving of one-dimensional non conservative hyperbolic system (2013-2014)
  • Stabilization of non homogeneous elastic materials with voids (2013-2014)
  • Analysis of strongly coupled singular parabolic system of dislocation dynamics (2014-2015)
  • Modeling and simulation of the interaction of the blood with the atherosclerotic plaque (2014-2015)

Selected Courses