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EMS celebrates 25th anniversary at Institut Henri Poincaré

The European Mathematical Society was founded in 1990 at Mandralin near Warsaw in Poland. The Society will thus soon be 25 years old. To mark the anniversary, a one day event under the title "Challenges for the next 25 years" will be held at... (Full article)

14 Apr 15

The new ECMI blog

The European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry (ECMI) is pleased to announce the ECMI blog is now online at It contains up-to-date information about events and... (Full article)

25 Mar 15

Abel Prize 2015

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters has decided to award the Abel Prize for 2015 to John F. Nash, Jr., Princeton University and Louis Nirenberg, Courant Institute, New York University “for striking and seminal contributions to the theory... (Full article)

25 Mar 15 Geometry, Partial Differential Equations

Call: Proposals for scientific activities in 2016

The EMS Meetings Committee calls for nominations or proposals of speakers and scientific events in 2016. The EMS, via its Meetings Committee, is willing to provide support that may... (Full article)

18 Mar 15 Calls

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

Call from the EMS Committee for European Solidarity

Call for travel grant applications and event funding requests: The EMS Committee for European Solidarity calls for travel grant applications from young researchers and funding requests from organisers of conferences or advanced courses to be... (Full article)

3 Mar 15 Calls

EMS e-News 14, February 2015


- Nominations for EMS Prizes
Celebrations of mathematical achievement are highlights of every European Mathematical Congress. Following tradition, various prizes will be awarded at the 7th ECM in Berlin in July 2016: ten... (Full article)

12 Feb 15 e-News

Third call for applications for the Poincaré Chair (2016/2017)

The Henri Poincaré Institute (IHP, Paris 5th) is inviting applications for the Poincaré Chair, a programme that enables... (Full article)

9 Feb 15 Calls

Heidelberg laureate forum 2015

Young computer scientists and mathematicians from all over the world can apply for one of the 200 coveted spots to participate in Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF), an annual networking event. The HLF offers all accepted young researchers the... (Full article)

2 Feb 15 Calls

NSF seizes funding IMA and MBI

It appears that the NSF-funded Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications (IMA) at the University of Minnesota will be closing its doors within a couple of years, and its sister institute,... (Full article)

30 Jan 15

Meeting of Presidents 2015 in Innsbruck (Austria), March 28-29

Since 2008, the presidents of the full member societies of the European Mathematical Society have met once per year to discuss topics of common interest and to foster increased interaction. This year's meeting will take place at the University... (Full article)

29 Jan 15 European mathematics

HORIZON 2020: RISE call opened

The Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE) is a scheme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie actions. RISE involves... (Full article)

14 Jan 15 Calls

Nominations for prizes of the EMS solicited

The European Mathematical Society asks for nominations for the prizes to be awarded at the 7th European Congress of Mathematics in Berlin in July 2016. These are the ten EMS prizes for young mathematicians, the Felix Klein Prize in applied... (Full article)

12 Jan 15 Calls

Call for bids for the 8ECM in 2020

Outline bids from mathematicians to organize the 2020 European Congress of Mathematics are invited and should reach the EMS Secretariat ( by 28 February 2015.
More... (Full article)

12 Jan 15 Calls

Welcome message from EMS president Pavel Exner

Pavel Exner from the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic in Prague has taken over as president of the European Mathematical Society from Marta Sanz-Solé. 
In his ... (Full article)

6 Jan 15

Message from the President

Dear members of the EMS,

let me start by wishing you happy new year marked by good health and humour, as well as by some inspirative  ideas. Opening a new  four-year cycle in the life of our society, I have the opportunity to... (Full article)

6 Jan 15 President’s Newsletter

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

EMS publishing house advertises freelance production editors

The EMS Publishing House is looking for freelance journal and book production editors.
Interested candidates are encouraged to write to Thomas Hintermann (

19 Dec 14 Calls

Peter Scholze to Receive 2015 AMS Cole Prize in Algebra

Peter Scholze, Hausdorff Professor of Mathematics at the University of Bonn, will be awarded the 2015 AMS Frank Nelson Cole Prize in Algebra at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in January in San Antonio, Texas. Scholze is honored for "his work on... (Full article)

16 Dec 14 Algebra, Algebraic and Complex Geometry Prizes

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

Report on "Mathematics for Digital Science" published

As a result of an online consultation and a one-day workshop in Brussels on Mathematics for Digital Science, the European Commission's Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology has now published a report on the... (Full article)

16 Dec 14

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

EMS paper on Open access

The Publications Committee of the EMS has drafted a report that analyzes the rapidly changing publication patterns, in particular various options of Open Access and makes recommendations to mathematicians, publishers, libraries and the public... (Full article)

5 Dec 14

SMAI founds new Journal of Computational Mathematics

SMAI, the French professional society for applied and industrial mathematics, has committed to the founding of a new journal of computational mathematics: the SMAI Journal of Computational Mathematics, or SMAI-JCM, which will be freely accessible... (Full article)

5 Dec 14 Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing, Algebra, Control Theory and Optimization, Analysis and its Applications, Probability and Statistics, Topology, Mathematics in Science and Technology, Mathematical Aspects of Computer Science, Dynamical Systems and Ordinary Differential Equations

EMS e-News 13, November 2014


- European Commission Directorate General Connect organizes a consultation workshop on Mathematics for Digital Sciences in Brussels on November 6th.

- The workshop was a follow-up of the online consultation... (Full article)

30 Nov 14 e-News