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International Congress of Mathematicians – 2022 to be held in St. Petersburg

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International Congress of Mathematicians – 2022 to be held in St. Petersburg


The following International Congress of Mathematicians will be held in Saint Petersburg in 2022, according to

The participants of the General Assembly of the organization voted for Saint Petersburg during the session held in Sao Paulo, Brasil. 

Russian School of Mathematicians has always occupied the leading positions in the world. For the last several decades, the national scientists reached considerable success. Students from Saint Petersburg State University are especially distinctive here. They have been awarded with prestigious prizes of Fields and Salem prizes many times before.

The forum of mathematicians is conducted once every four years. The first congress gathered the scientists more than 120 years ago in Zurich, Switzerland.

General Assembly of Math Union in Saint Petersburg and the Congress was held in August. The plan is to set a visa-free regime for the forum participants. The procedure of entrance will be similar to that of crossing the border set for the FIFA World Cup fans.

Russian authorities are going to allocate more than 2000 travel-grants for mathematicians from the developing countries and for young scientists.

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