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Fondation Sciences Mathématiques de Paris

The Fondation Sciences Mathématiques de Paris (FSMP) is a network of excellence that federates the main laboratories of mathematics and fundamental computer science in central and northern Paris.

It is the largest concentration of mathematicians in the world. Its scientific spectrum encompasses all mathematics, from pure mathematics to the most applied, including fundamental computer science.


  • Proposes and funds programs for research and training in mathematics and fundamental computer science
  • Organizes scientific events
  • Works to disseminate mathematics to the media, the general public, the economic and industrial world.
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Scholarships for a Master's thesis outside Île-de-France

Fellowships in mathematics and basic computer science outside Île-de-France

The FSMP offers to all students enrolled in one of the Master's degrees in mathematics or fundamental computer science within its scope to finance their M2 internship, in France, outside the Île-de-France region. 

The FSMP reimburses accomodation costs (after agreement of the foundation's officials) and travel expenses (on the basis of the SNCF second class fare within the limit of one round trip per month) up to 500 euros per month and 1500 euros per intership.


If you have a research project and are interested in doing your M2 internship in the provinces, you can apply for this program by filling out the online application form.

The documents to be submitted are the following :

  • List of courses taken in M2
  • M1 assessment (course list, grades, etc.)
  • M2 grades available (finals)
  • Cover letter
  • Research project (please note the coordinates of your supervisor)
  • Recommendation letter from your supervisor

The FSMP select the recipients of the funding, upon receipt of the applications, in coordination with the heads of the enrolling Masters programs, based on the quality of the proposed project.


Call for applications and fundings

02 October 2023
Calls for tenders and financing

The call for applications to FSMP post-doctoral program is open from October 2nd to November 30th.

23 September 2023
Calls for tenders and financing

The Researchers Invitations program and the Stays for PhD students receive applications receive applications throughout the year.


07 February 2024
Cours FSMP
Eitan Tadmor (Universty of Maryland), laureate of the FSMP Chair of excellence in 2023, is giving a doctoral course entitled Emerging Behavior in Collective Dynamics on Wednesdays from 14:00 to 17:00 , from Frebruary 7th to March 27th 2024 at Institu...
02 December 2023
Mathématiques en mouvement
La dernière édition de Mathématiques en mouvement a eu pour thème Des preuves et des programmes. Organisée sous la houlette de Hugo Herbelin (Inria, IRIF), elle a eu lieu le samedi 2 décembre 2023 de 14h à 18h à l'Institut Henri Poincaré (5 rue Pierr...
09 October 2023

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