The European Mathematical Society is a learned society representing mathematicians throughout Europe. It promotes the development of all aspects of mathematics in Europe, in particular mathematical research, relations of mathematics to society, relations to European institutions, and mathematical education. The EMS has as its members around 60 national mathematical societies in Europe, 40 mathematical research centres and departments, and 3000 individuals.

### Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics 2016 to Ian Agol

Congratulations to Ian Agol (University of California at Berkeley and Institute for Advanced Study), the winner of the 2016 Breakthrough Prize in Mathematics (3 million USD)! Agol is awarded for "spectacular contributions to low dimensional topology and... (Full article)

### 27 th Nordic Congress of Mathematicians

The 27th Nordic Congress of Mathematicians takes place in the Swedish capital Stockholm in the week 16-20 March 2016 on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Institut Mittag-Leffler. The first day of the Congress, March 16, will be devoted to the... (Full article)