
Abstract 
1 
Introduction to Kinetic Theory 

1.1 
The relativistic Boltzmann
equation 

1.2 
The Vlasov–Maxwell and Vlasov–Poisson systems 

1.3 
The
Nordström–Vlasov system 

1.4 
The Einstein–Vlasov system 
2 
Global
Existence Theorems for the Einstein–Vlasov System 

2.1 
Spherically
symmetric spacetimes 

2.2 
Cosmological solutions 

2.3 
Cosmological
models with a cosmological constant or a scalar field 
3 
Stationary
Solutions to the Einstein–Vlasov System 
4 
Acknowledgements 

References 