The Department regularly hosts mini-courses, bringing together researchers from around the world and students from Atlantic Canada. The AARMS Summer Schools were held at this Department in 2002-2004 and 2011-2013. Since its creation in 2006, the Atlantic Algebra Centre has organized a number of mini-courses on various topics in algebra.
- AAC Mini Course: "Nichols Algebras" will be given by Professor István Heckenberger (University of Marburg, Germany) on March 14 - 18, 2016.
- The XII AAC mini course "Non-commutative Cryptography" was given by Professor Vladimir Shpilrain (City College of New York, NY, USA) on February 26 - March 3, 2012.