Slovenia will host the European Congress of Mathematics in 2020!

5 - 11 July 2020 

The European Congress of Mathematics is the quadrennial congress of the European Mathematical Society.

Charming Piran, lively Portorož, and mathematicians from Slovenia and the Region await you in 2020, when we are planning to organise the 8th European Congress of Mathematics (ECM). 

The Council of the European Mathematical Society voted on the organisers of the next European Congress of Mathematics on 17 July 2016 and decided to trust the organisation to Slovene institutions.  

Regional character of the organising committee

All Slovene institutions active in the field of mathematics participate in the organising committee, which is further extended with representatives of mathematical institutions from the region.

Check here which institutions participate in the organisation.
 

The Local organising committee continues with its work. Yesterday, the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Education hosted the meeting.  The organising committee was greeted by the Dean of the faculty, Assoc. Prof. Janez Vogrinc, PhD (in the middle of the photo), who expressed strong support to...

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On 1 December, the organising committee held its third regular meeting. At the end of the meeting, prof. Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, predsident of the European Research Council (ERC) joined the organising committee and congratulated them on winning the bid. He mentioned that 8 is the lucky number in...

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On their last meeting on 1 December 2016, the organising committee pledged to assure equal opportunities to all mathematicians and fight against any form of discrimination, when it comes to congress participation and participation in mathematical research.  To assure that, a sub-committee for...

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MAIN HIGHLIGHTS OF THE CONGRESS INCLUDE: 

 

CENTRAL LOCATION IN EUROPE

Excellent communications and connections will bring you to the lovely, picturesque town of Piran. A peaceful Mediterranean gem full of rich history and romantic medieval streets. 

The Bernardin resort lies just outside of Piran and if you continue the walk along the beach, you will reach Portorož, a resort city since the 13th century. 

The Trieste, Ljubljana, Pula, and Venice airports are in the vicinity and we arranged special prices with airport shuttle services for the conference. 

NEW CONCEPT OF ECM

Organised in a small town with academic tradition and support of the local academic community with all facilities in walking distance.

Math societies from the region participate in the organisation and the congress will be held in a modern and spacious congress centre with plenty of accommodation facilities.

A WIDE LIST OF ACCOMPANYING EVENTS

Planned accompanying events include scientific events, social events, exhibitions, and events for popularising mathematics.

A FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT 

Activities such as dolphin watching, a biodiversity camp, human-computer interaction workshops, math workshops for different age groups, and other activities provided in different languages will be available for your family members that join you for the trip.  

SATELLITE EVENTS

Satellite events covering different topics will be organised in the region before and after the event.

AND MUCH, MUCH MORE... 

So just scroll through our webpage and check what we are preparing for you..