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Message from the President, January 1, 2011

 Marta Sanz-Solé
 EMS President

It is for me a great pleasure to address all EMS members, and other possible readers, at the beginning of my responsibility as President. With a history of twenty years, our Society has set up... (Full article)

4 Apr 08 President’s Newsletter

Call for proposals 2012 - 2013, Institut Mittag-Leffler, Stockholm, Sweden

Institut Mittag-Leffler, Stockholm, Sweden, has opened the official call for proposals for new projects for the academic year 2012 - 2013. The deadline for applications is 15 February 2010. Please see the following web site for further... (Full article)

26 Nov 09 Calls

Lectures of the 14th meeting of EWM available

The lectures from the 14th general meeting of the European Women in Mathematics, which took place in Novi Sad, Serbia, August 25-28, 2009, have been posted on the EMS web site. In particular, the talks by the 2009 EMS Lecturer... (Full article)

21 Jan 10

Talks by the 2009 EMS Lecturer, Ingrid Daubechies is available

The talks by the 2009 EMS Lecturer, Ingrid Daubechies (Princeton), delivered at the European Women in Mathematics meeting (Novi Sad, Serbia, August 25-28, 2009), can be viewed here.

21 Jan 10

Consensus Conference of the EMS-ESF Forward Look on Matematics and Industry, Madrid, 26-27 April

On April 26-27 the Consensus Conference of the EMS-ESF Forward Look on Matematics and Industry will be organized in Madrid. This event is part of the official agenda of the Spanish Presidency of the EU.

All information about this event is... (Full article)

6 Feb 10

International Centre for Mathematical Sciences (UK) - New Scientific Director

International Centre for Mathematical Sciences

New Scientific Director

The Board of ICMS is pleased to announce that
Professor Keith Ball
of University College London has been appointed
to... (Full article)

28 Feb 10

Call for proposals - Graphs in Geometry and Algorithms (EuroGIGA) - deadline for applications 29 March 2010

The European Science Foundation (ESF) has recently published a Call for outline proposals for the
the first EUROCORES programme in the field of Mathematics, focusing specifically on Graphs in Geometry and Algorithms, and in particular the... (Full article)

2 Mar 10 Calls

ESF-EMS-ERCOM Mathematics Conferences: Call for Proposals

The 2010 Call for Proposals for ESF-EMS-ERCOM Mathematics Conferences to be held in 2012 is open.
Details about the Call are given in (Full article)

25 Mar 10 Calls


The Centre de Recerca Matemàtica (CRM) invites proposals for Research Programmes for the academic year 2012-2013.

CRM Research Programmes consist of periods ranging between three months and nine months of intensive research in a given area... (Full article)

12 May 10 Calls

Prof. Andrzej Pelczar died on May 18, 2010

We regret to inform you that Prof. Andrzej Pelczar died on May 18, 2010. Prof. Pelczar was a strong proponent of European mathematics, serving as member of the Executive Committee and Vice President of the European Mathematical Society. He was... (Full article)

19 May 10

Call for Proposal 2011 at the CIEM

The CIEM (International Center for Mathematical Meetings) is now seeking activity proposals for the year 2011. CIEM is a joint initiative of the University of Cantabria and the Municipality of Castro... (Full article)

25 May 10 Calls

Decease of Professor Paul Malliavin

The French mathematician Paul Malliavin passed away on June 3 at the age of 84.
He was professor emeritus at the University Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris) and
member of the Academie des Sciences. A short biography can be found at... (Full article)

7 Jun 10

Decease of Prof. Vladimir Arnold

Professor Vladimir Arnold, one of the most prominent mathematicians of the last century, passed away on June 3, 2010 in Paris. See

7 Jun 10

Message of the EMS President June 2010

1. Council Meeting in Sofia.
The Council meeting in Sofia will be held on July 10-11 where we shall elect the next EMS President, two Vice Presidents, Treasurer, Secretary and two new EC members.
The mayor of Sofia Mrs. Jordanka... (Full article)

22 Jun 10 President’s Newsletter

Perelman declines the Clay Millennium Prize

Grigoriy Perelman of St. Petersburg, Russia has declined the USD 1,000,000 Millennium Prize awarded by the Clay Mathematics Institute (CMI) [ ]. In March 2010 the CMI had announced... (Full article)

12 Jul 10

Prof. Marta Sanz-Solé of Barcelona new President Elect of the EMS

On Saturday, July 10, 2010, the Council of the EMS unanimously elected Prof. Marta Sanz-Solé as new President of the EMS. She will serve her four year term starting January 1, 2011, thereby succeeding the present president, Prof. Ari Laptev. For... (Full article)

12 Jul 10

EMS members get free access to Zentralblatt MATH online

Individual members of the EMS get free access to Zentralblatt MATH online at To obtain login and password please contact Olaf Teschke (... (Full article)

12 Jul 10

Nominations for the Abel Prize 2011

The call for nominations for the Abel Prize 2011 has been announced. The deadline to be considered for the 2011 prize is September 15, 2010. For further information and online nomination form, please see... (Full article)

15 Jul 10

The IMU Prizes Winners Announced

The IMU prize winners have been announced at the International Congress of Mathematicians 2010 in Hyderabad, India. Fields Medalists are Elon Lindenstrauss, Ngô Bào Châu, Stanislav Smirnov, Cédric Villani. Nevanlinna Prize winner is Daniel... (Full article)

19 Aug 10

IMU issues "Best Practice" document on journals

The International Mathematical Union (IMU) has issued a document providing best practice guidelines for the running of mathematical journals. The document can be found at ... (Full article)

3 Sep 10

Balzan Prize for Mathematics goes to Jacob Palis

One million Swiss Francs (around EUR 760.000, USD 980.000, GBP 640.000) for Mathematics (pure or applied). Half of the amount must be destined by the winner to research projects.

Milan, 6 September 2010 - The names of the 2010 Balzan... (Full article)

6 Sep 10

ICIAM Prizes for 2011 announced

ICIAM (International Council for Industrial and Applied Mathematics) announced their 2011 prizes on Sep 20, 2010. The prizes will be awarded at the opening ceremony of the 2011 ICIAM Congress in Vancouver, Canada. For details about the winners,... (Full article)

25 Sep 10

Institut Mittag-Leffler. Call for proposals 2013-2014 – Deadline 12 January 2011

Institut Mittag-Leffler in Stockholm, Sweden, invites program proposals for the academic year 2013 – 2014.
Further information: (Full article)

5 Oct 10 Calls

Lázló Lovász receives the Kyoto Prize

Dr. Lázló Lovász, Director of the Mathematical Institute of the Eövtös Loránd University of Budapest and President of the International Mathematical Union will receive the 26th annual Kyoto Prize in Basic Sciences from the Inamori Foundation.... (Full article)

13 Oct 10

Decease of Professor Benoit Mandelbrot

Professor Benoit Mandelbrot passed away on the 14th of October in Cambridge, Mass.
Mandelbrot is known for his outstanding contributions to fractal geometry and applications to many scientific
fields, like physics, biology and... (Full article)

18 Oct 10