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In implementation of Resolution 18 adopted by the IMU General Assembly in 2010, the IMU and the ICIAM have created a joint working group to study the issue. The working group which was composed of N. Joshi, D. N. Arnold, C. Hutchins, J. D. S.... (Full article)

20 Nov 11

Eminent Russian mathematician detained and fined

The Russian mathematician Victor Vassiliev, member of the Russian academy of sciences and president of the Moscow Mathematical Society, famous for the invention of Vassiliev invariants in knot theory, was arrested in Moscow on February 21, 2014,... (Full article)

6 Mar 14

PI Day 2020 at PI, featuring mathematicians around the world

Most events for March 14 = PI Day = The International Day of Mathematics had to be cancelled due to the corona crisis. At the Wolfgang Pauli Institute in Vienna, an online event in form of a 24 minutes video happened, where WPI director Norbert... (Full article)

18 Mar 20

W.K. Clifford Prize 2014 - Call for nominations

The next W. K. Clifford Prize, an international scientific prize for young researchers, which intends to encourage them to compete for excellence in theoretical and applied Clifford algebras, their analysis and geometry, will be awarded at the... (Full article)

4 Feb 13

Petition to Support an Increase in Budget for Horizon Europe

The proposed EU budget for Horizon Europe (the successor framework to Horizon 2020) is smaller than expected, and puts Europe behind other advanced economies on scientific investment. Please consider signing... (Full article)

10 Jul 18

Decease of Prof. Ludwig Faddeev

Professor Ludwig Faddeev, Steklov Institute of Mathematics in Moscow, passed away on 26th of February, 2017. Renowned mathematical physicist and President of the International Mathematical Union 1987–1990, he obtained the Shaw Prize for... (Full article)

27 Feb 17

Ramanujan Prize 2012: Call for Nominations

The Ramanujan Prize for Young Mathematicians from Developing countries, instituted by the ICTP, the Abel Memorial Fund and the IMU, is awarded annually to a researcher from a developing country, who must be less than 45 years of age on 31... (Full article)

24 Jan 12

EMS council elects new officers

At its meeting on June 28, the council of the EMS elected three officers who will take over at the very beginning of 2015.

EMS president: Pavel Exner,  Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic Secretary: Sjoerd Verduyn Lunel,... (Full article)
28 Jun 14

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

Wallenberg foundation supports Swedish research in mathematics

The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation has decided in collaboration with the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences to support Swedish research in mathematics. The Foundation is now investing up to SEK 200 million during a six-year period in order... (Full article)

9 Apr 13

EMS protest against the detention of Betül Tanbay

The European Mathematical Society is outraged at the news that the Turkish police have detained, in Istanbul on the morning of 16th November 2018, Professor Betül Tanbay, a member of the EMS Executive Committee. We are incredulous at the... (Full article)

16 Nov 18

French consortium Cap'Math calls for French projects

This call concerns popularization of mathematics, particularly around school activities and also for scientific subjects that involve or lead to knowing mathematics (computer science).

The call emanates from the French association animath... (Full article)

12 Mar 12

ESF to merge with EUROHORCs

EUROHORCs (European Heads of Research Councils), a European association of the heads of research funding organisations and research performing organisations, and ESF (European Science Foundation) have overlapping memberships and are discussing a... (Full article)

2 Feb 11

Keith Ball elected Fellow of the Royal Society

The Royal Society of London has elected its new fellows for 2013. Professor Keith Ball (Warwick University), the current chair of ERCOM, is among the newly elected FRS. Other fellows whose work involves the mathematical sciences are: Raymond... (Full article)

19 Jun 13

Request for comments from the ICM Structure Committee

The International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) is widely considered to be the premier conference for mathematicians. In the last few years there has been discussion regarding ways in which the process for structuring the ICM and inviting... (Full article)

23 Feb 19

Ferran Sunyer i Balaguer Prize

The Ferran Sunyer i Balaguer Foundation announces the call for the 21st edition of the Ferran Sunyer i Balaguer Prize.

The Prize is offered to a monograph, which presents the latest developments in an active area of research in
... (Full article)

9 Jul 12

Announcement of the next meeting of the EMS Council Prague, June 23 and 24, 2018

The EMS Council meets every second year. The next meeting will be held in Prague, June 23 and 24, 2018 at Balling Hall at the National Library of Technology (Technická 2710/6, 160 80 Praha 6 - Dejvice). The Council meeting starts at 14.00 on... (Full article)

20 Nov 17

2020 Princess of Asturias Award

The mathematicians Yves Meyer, Ingrid Daubechies, Terence Tao and Emmanuel Candès have received the 2020 Princess of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research.

... (Full article)

25 Jun 20

ISSMYS 2012 in Lyon

After a very successful first International Summer School in Mathematics for Young Students at Bremen, Germany, last year, the second summer school will be held at Lyon, France from August 20-20, 2012. The summer school is an introduction to... (Full article)

23 Apr 12

Karen Vogtmann EMS-lecturer 2011

Karen Vogtmann (Cornell University, has been appointed as EMS-lecturer for the year 2011. She will give a series of lectures on " The topology and... (Full article)

24 May 11

President Putin signs controversial Academy of Sciences Reform Bill

Despite numerous protests from scientists in Russia and abroad, President Vladimir Putin has signed into law a controversial bill to reform the Academy of Sciences, the country’s leading scientific research establishment comprising about 50,000... (Full article)

2 Oct 13

Abel in Paris Event, January 28th 2015

The Abel Committee will meet in Paris on the 26th and 27th of January. On the 28th of January there will be an "Abel in Paris"-event. All lectures will take place in the Amphithéâtre Hermite at the IHP. The event is free and open to the public.... (Full article)

6 Jan 15

Call for Proposals for Special Sessions at the Joint AMS-SMF-EMS Conference, Grenoble 2021

The Call for Proposals for special sessions for the 2021 AMS-SMF-EMS Joint International Meeting to be held in Grenoble, France, in July 2021 is open. The deadline for special session proposals is April 15, 2020.

20 Aug 19

Call for a joint EMS-IML summer school 2013

The European Mathematical Society and Institut Mittag-Leffler (Djursholm, Sweden) advertise the possibility of organizing a one week mathematical summer school with at most 20 participants during the period 22 May – 19 July 2013.
The... (Full article)

17 Sep 12

Decease of Prof. Jean-Louis Koszul

The french mathematician Jean-Louis Koszul died on 12 January 2018, at the age of 97. Jean-Louis Koszul was one of the founders of CIRM and president of SMF in 1978.

17 Jan 18


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