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PACOM 2021

The 10th Pan African Congress of Mathematicians (PACOM 2021) “Mathematics and the challenges of the African development ” will be held from August 2 to 7, 2021 in Brazzaville (Congo).
For more information, please visite the event website.

New Poster 2021 CIMPA Schools

Discover and download the Poster of 2021 CIMPA Schools by clicking here


COVID 19: Schools in Partnership (AMS, EMALCA, SEAMS, WAMS) postponed

Several Schools in Partnership have been postponed due to the coronavirus:
AMS (Senegal, Nigeria, Algeria, Cameroon, Rwanda, Ghana, Benin)
EMALCA (Dominican Republic, Mexico)
SEAMS (Philippines)
WAMS (Jordan, Georgia, Uzbekistan)

Future dates will be announced soon.

2020 CIMPA Schools: schools postponed and new dates

23 CIMPA Schools have been reported following the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19).

Here is the list of schools reported, we will update it if other announcements are announced. Some have already set new dates.

2022 CIMPA Schools Call for Projects

The call for projects for 2022 CIMPA Schools is open, more information here.

West Asian Mathematical Schools (WAMS) - Call 2021 is open

The call for proposals to organize a WAMS school in 2021 is now open!

For more information, please click here 

Call for Proposals 2021 for African Mathematical Schools (AMS)

The call for proposals 2021 for African Mathematical Schools (AMS) is open, more information here.

CIMPA Fellowships: 2 calls for applications are opening

The CIMPA Fellowships offer funding to enable young mathematical researchers to take part in short thematic programmes in partner European research institutes.

2 calls for applications are open until September 15, 2020:

Good news: CIMPA has just obtained a grant from Simons Foundation!

CIMPA is very pleased to announce that it has received a grant from the Simons Foundation.

This grant will support CIMPA Courses and will also allow the creation of CIMPA-SIMONS Fellows, offering the possibility to young mathematics researchers from developing countries to take part in short thematic programmes in Europe.

Thanks to this grant, lots of great projects will be made possible!

AMU-PACOM 2021 Awards and Medals

The AMU-PACOM 2021 Awards and Medals will be presented during the 10th Pan African Congress of Mathematicians (PACOM 2021) and will be held in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo, from August 2 to 7, 2021. The awards and medals are intended to foster innovative research and mentorship in all areas of mathematical sciences across the continent, recognize and honor outstanding contribution to the development of Mathematical Sciences through Africa.

For more information please click here.

A student of the 2018 Cimpa School in Benin is accepted on the PhD programme at Yeshiva University in New York City

Good news! One of the students from the CIMPA school that took place in Benin in 2018 has been accepted on the PhD programme at Yeshiva University in New York City.

Samuel Wale Akingbade began the programme in January 2020. He is studying under the supervision of Marian Gidea, Professor and Chair of Mathematics at Yeshiva University.

25 CIMPA Schools were selected for 2021

During the Steering Committee meeting which took place in Valladolid (Spain) from January 23-24, 2020, 25 CIMPA Schools were selected for 2021.

Soon, we will publish the list of schools with all information concerning them.

Application for the Ibni Prize 2020

Application for the Ibni Prize 2020

Ibni Prize: Description

The candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences obtained after January 1, 2015. They must reside in one of the countries listed below at the time of application.

There is no age limit for the candidates. Applications from women are particularly welcome.

CIMPA is happy to start the year with 36 CIMPA Courses: 25 in Africa and 11 in Asia!

CIMPA is happy to start the year with 36 CIMPA Courses: 25 in Africa and 11 in Asia!

From now on, the projects of CIMPA Course can be submitted throughout the year.


Arba Minch (Ethiopia): "Computational Optimization" by Tilahun Surafel (University of Zululand, South Africa) at Arba Minch University.

Abidjan (Ivory Coast): “ Mesures aléatoires de Poisson et Processus de Lévy “ by Ahmadou Bamba Sow (Gaston Berger University, Senegal) at Université Félix-Houphouët-Boigny.

ZbMath Open Access

Great news! The online index and reviewing service, ZbMath, is to become open access from the start of 2021. This will be of great benefit to mathematicians in developing countries.

If, in the meantime, mathematicians from developing countries would like to access ZbMath, then this is possible. Details of how to make this happen are given on the EMS-CDC webpage here.