Frans Keune

Institute for Mathematics, Astrophysics and Particle Physics
Department Algebra and Logic
Faculty of Science
Radboud University Nijmegen
P.O. Box 9010, 6500 GL Nijmegen, The Netherlands (postal address)
Heyendaalseweg 135, 6525 AJ Nijmegen, The Netherlands (visiting address)
Kamer HG03.082 (Huygens building)

e-mail: keune@math.ru.nl
tel: +31-24-365 3230
fax: +31-24-365 2140

Getallen (= Numbers)

For first year mathematics students of the Radboud University I gave a course on numbers ( = getallen, in dutch). The lecture notes have a webversion. The notes are in dutch, maybe an english version will become available later. You need a browser that supports XML/MathML: Firefox version 1.5 or later, Internet Explorer with the MathPlayer-plugin and an SVG viewer.

Tuning Educational Structures in Europe

In 1999 in Bologna the ministers of education of 29 European countries agreed a common bachelor-master structure for higher education. In 2001-2002 I participated in the EU-project Tuning Educational Structures in Europe in which for seven subjects/disciplines a framework has been developed for the bachelor-master structure. In the project 101 universities participated. The math group formulated its ideas for a common framework in the document

Towards a common framework for Mathematics degrees in Europe

It is just the common vision of the members of the group and not an official document. On the other hand this project is the only project on this scale and it already had some influence on reforms in higher education in mathematics in several European countries. The Tuning-project has continued on a still larger scale, see the website.


In my "inaugural address" in 1998 I took an initiative for math education on the Internet. It now goes under the name Ratio. It started in 2000. More on Ratio's website (in dutch).
Last update: August 31st, 2010