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Turkey: EMS protests against persecutions

More than a thousand participants of the Seventh European Congress of Mathematics, the largest professional meeting of mathematicians on our continent, representing a community tens of thousands strong, took the opportunity of the congress's... (Full article)

25 Jul 16 European mathematics

2015 Conferences co-organized by the EMS

In 2015, the EMS will participate in the organization of two major international conferences:

AMS-EMS-SPM International Meeting, Porto (Portugal), 10-13 June, 2015. Registration is now open! LMS/EMS Joint Anniversary Mathematical... (Full article)
12 Dec 14 European mathematics

Year of Mathematical Biology 2018

Together with the European Society for Mathematical and Theoretical Biology ESMTB, the EMS will organize the Year of Mathematical Biology 2018. This year will feature events related to mathematical biology... (Full article)

16 Aug 16 Mathematics in Science and Technology European mathematics

8 ECM 2020: Two bids received

At the deadline 28 February, two preliminary bids for the organization of the 8th European Congress of Mathematics in the summer of 2020 had been received by the office of the European Mathematical Society: one from the Faculty of Mathematics,... (Full article)

6 Mar 15 European mathematics

EU referendum statement by CMS

The British Council for the Mathematical Sciences (CMS) has published a statement concerning the future of scientific collaboration after the outcome of the British referendum. Some of the most important... (Full article)

9 Sep 16 European mathematics

Consultation workshop on Mathematics for Digital Science

The European Commission's Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology is organising a consultation workshop on Mathematics for Digital Science in Brussels on 6 November 2014.
The purpose of the workshop is to... (Full article)

15 Oct 14 EU institutions and similar

Brexit: EMS urges politicians to stand guard on free scientific collaboration

The European Mathematical Society acknowledges the fact that the expressed will of the people is the highest authority in a democratic society and it must be respected. Nevertheless we regret the outcome of the British referendum and we are... (Full article)

26 Jun 16 EU institutions and similar

HORIZON 2020 cuts partially taken back: ERC and Marie Curie Actions saved

The European Commission has announced it will cut €500M less from the Horizon 2020 research programme.The Commission gave in to members of the European parliament and to scientists who said a proposed €2.7 billion trim to the Horizon 2020... (Full article)

2 Jun 15 EU institutions and similar

LERU statement on Open Access

The League of European Research Universities (LERU) calls upon the European Commission (EC) and the forthcoming Dutch EU Presidency to work with all stakeholders and bodies involved, to bring sensible solutions to the transition to Open Access... (Full article)

10 Nov 15 EU institutions and similar

EuroScience: Petition against budget cuts in Research and Development

Scientists from different European countries describe in a petition that, despite marked heterogeneity in the situation of scientific research in their respective countries, there are strong similarities in the destructive policies being... (Full article)

2 Nov 14 EU institutions and similar

Open consultation on Mathematics for Horizon 2020 Work Programme

In 2014, the European Commission organized an online consultation "Mathematics and Digital Science" that was followed up by a workshop in Bruxelles in... (Full article)

12 Feb 16 EU institutions and similar

ESOF 2016 in Manchester approaching

Hosted in a different European city every two years, ESOF is an international and multidisciplinary event which presents and discusses the frontiers of scientific and technological research in Europe. Now in its seventh iteration, ESOF attracts... (Full article)

2 Jul 16 EU institutions and similar

Cédric Villani member of SAM High Level Group

Cédric Villani, Fields medal 2010 and director of the Institut Henri Poincaré, has been named member of the High Level Group of The European Commission's new Scientific Advice Mechanism (SAM). According to Carlos Moedas, Commissioner for... (Full article)

10 Nov 15 EU institutions and similar

ERC awards 328 starting grants

The European Research Council (ERC) has selected 328 first-class scientists, among them 13 mathematicians, to receive its prestigious Starting Grants, worth up to €2 million each. This first Starting Grant competition under the EU's Horizon 2020... (Full article)

16 Dec 14 EU institutions and similar

John Forbes Nash Jr. (1928-2015)

With great sadness the European Mathematical Society has learned of the tragic deaths of John Nash and his wife Alicia, in a car accident, on May 23, 2015. This came a mere four days after Nash received the Abel Prize from the hands of the... (Full article)

26 May 15 In Memoriam

Alexander Grothendieck (1928-2014)

Alexander Grothendieck, one of the most influential mathematicians of the 20th century, passed away November 13.

15 Nov 14 Algebraic and Complex Geometry In Memoriam

Sir Christopher Zeeman FRS (1925-2016)

Sir Christopher Zeeman, FRS, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Saturday 13th February 2016 at home in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, aged 91. Sir Christopher was the Founding Professor of Mathematics at the University of Warwick. Sir Christopher’... (Full article)

22 Feb 16 Dynamical Systems and Ordinary Differential Equations, Mathematics in Science and Technology, Topology In Memoriam

Memorial Meeting for Dan Quillen (1940-2011)

Oxford, Saturday 19 November 2011
Dan Quillen died on 30 April this year. He was the Waynflete Professor in Oxford from 1984 to 2006. The memorial meeting will be held in Magdalen College starting at 2pm. In addition to lectures there will... (Full article)

7 Oct 11 In Memoriam

Pedro Gil 1947-2016

Pedro Gil (1947–2016), a Spanish mathematician specializing in Statistics and OR, passed away on March 16. He was a student of Professor Sixto Ríos at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, and he became Full Professor at the University of... (Full article)

17 May 16 In Memoriam

Jean-Christophe Yoccoz (1957-2016)

Jean-Christophe Yoccoz passed away on September 3, 2016. Yoccoz had been awarded a Fields medal in 1994 for his contributions to the theory of dynamical systems. He was a professor at Collège de France.

5 Sep 16 Dynamical Systems and Ordinary Differential Equations In Memoriam

Mathematics of Planet Earth: New Competition

IMAGINARY, UNESCO, the International Mathematical Union (IMU), and the International Commission on Mathematical Instruction (ICMI) open a second international competition of exhibit modules to enrich the Mathematics of Planet Earth (MPE)... (Full article)

14 Mar 16 Calls


The W. K. Clifford Prize is a new international scientific prize for young researchers, which intends to encourage young researchers to compete for excellence in theoretical and applied Clifford algebras, their analysis and geometry. The award... (Full article)

1 Feb 11 Calls

4th Heidelberg Laureate Forum - Call for Applications

Young computer scientists and mathematicians from all over the world can apply for one of the 200 coveted spots to participate in the 4th Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF). For one week, the recipients of the Abel Prize, the ACM A.M. Turing Award... (Full article)

2 Nov 15 Calls

Call: Second EMS Monograph Award

The EMS Monograph Award is assigned every two years to the author(s) of a monograph in any area of mathematics that is judged by the selection committee to be an outstanding contribution to its field. The prize is endowed with 10.000 Euro, and... (Full article)

16 Oct 14 Calls

EMS-IAMP Summer School in Mathematical Physics

An EMS-IAMP Summer School in Mathematical Physics on "Universality, Scaling Limits and Effective Theories" will be held in Rome, Italy, on July 11-15, 2016. The main courses (5 hours each) will be given by: Y. Avron (Technion), R. Bauerschmidt... (Full article)

23 Mar 16 Mathematical Physics Calls


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