Calls and Documents

German Research Chair “Mathematics and its Applications” at AIMS

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation is announcing a research chair, under the programme financed by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) entitled “German Research Chairs”, at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences in Bagamoyo, Tanzania. AIMS Tanzania ( is part of the AIMS-Next Einstein Initiative (AIMS-NEI, This initiative seeks to establish a coordinated network of 15 supra-regional centres of excellence in Africa during the next ten years to help meet the need for scientists trained in mathematics. The first AIMS centres in South Africa, Senegal, Ghana and Cameroon are models for AIMS Tanzania and other institutes being created in Africa.

The internationally advertised research chair is designed to help strengthen university education in mathematics and research in Africa, promote networking between AIMS Tanzania and German universities, and support networking amongst the various AIMS centres in Africa. The deadline for submitting applications is 1 February 2017.

  • Call for nominations for president and secretary of the IMU

    The Adhering Organizations and Committees for Mathematics within the International Mathematical Union (IMU) are now invited to submit names for the offices of the IMU President and the IMU Secretary for the next term 2019–2022.
    Submissions must include a candidate’s statement of willingness to serve if elected and a CV. CVs exceeding two pages in length will not be considered. Only electronic submissions are accepted.

  • Call: Nominations or proposals of speakers and events in 2017

    The EMS Meetings Committee calls for nominations or proposals of speakers and scientific events in 2017.
    The Executive Committee of the EMS, via its Meetings Committee, is willing to provide support that may cover the cost of the EMS Lecturers and of Distinguished Speakers, and to give partial support to the organization of EMS Weekends and of EMS Summer Schools of high scientific quality and relevance.

  • EMS monograph award: Call for submissions

    The EMS Monograph Award is assigned every year 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 the winning monograph is published by the EMS Publishing House in the series EMS Tracts in Mathematics.
    Deadline for submissions for the next award: 30 June 2017