General Information

Full Name Béranger Seguin
Date of Birth 9th January 1998
Languages French (native), English, German. Beginner in Dutch and Hungarian.

Academic Interests

  • Arithmetic geometry and number theory
    • Inverse Galois theory and counting problems for field extensions
    • Moduli spaces of covers and their homology
  • Side interests
    • Model categories, higher category theory, derived algebraic geometry
    • Logic, model theory, proof theory, formalized mathematics
    • Non-commutative algebra


  • 2020-...
    PhD in Mathematics (ongoing)
    Université de Lille, France
    • supervised by Pierre Dèbes and Ariane Mézard
    • concerned with components of Hurwitz moduli spaces and their fields of definition
  • 2019
    Master of Fundamental Mathematics
    Sorbonne Université, Paris, France
  • 2016-2020
    École Normale Supérieure, Paris, France
  • 2014-2016
    Scientific preparatory classes
    Lycée Fabert, Metz, France
  • 2014
    AbiBac (Abitur + Baccalauréat)
    Lycée Jean-Victor Poncelet, Saint-Avold, France


  • 2019
    Master's thesis ­— Deformations of Galois representations
    Institut de Mathématique de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
    • supervised by Xavier Caruso
  • 2018
    5-month internship [report]
    Rényi Alfréd Matematikai Kutatóintézet, Budapest
    • supervised by Szamuely Tamás


Other Interests

  • Music
    • Jazz, fusion, prog rock, microtonal music
    • Saxophone, clarinet, bass, guitar, piano
    • Songwriting, composition, arranging, mixing and music production
    • Numerous band experiences
  • Hobbies
    • Bike travel
    • Knitting
    • Pastry
    • Linguistics and language learning