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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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Programs - FSMP tenders

The foundation implements :

  • The « Chaires FSMP » are intended to host one or two mathematicians in one or more laboratories affiliated with the Foundation. All topics in fundamental and applied mathematics as well as in fundamental computer science are eligible.
  • « Post-doctoral positions » in mathematics and fundamental computer science.
  • Research stays abroad and in the provinces for PhD students. The Fondation Sciences Mathématiques de Paris finances, for doctoral students who are members of a laboratory affiliated to the foundation, scientific stays in external laboratories (French or foreign) for periods up to three months.
  • The DIM Math‑Innov : program supported by the Ile-de-France region, is intended for students wishing to pursue a PhD.
  • The Cofund MathInParis : European funded doctoral program (Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions program))
  • PGSM (master) : Master's scholarship program in Paris at one of the FSMP network universities.
  • The welcome of high-level scientists, French and foreign. The Fondation Sciences Mathématiques de Paris finances, for external scientists, stays of two or three months in one of the laboratories affiliated to the foundation. These stays may include visits or collaborations in laboratories outside the foundation.
  • Actions promoting the development of soft skills (non-scientific and transferable skills) for students and post-doctoral graduates of its programs.
  • Other programs and projects including the participation of French researchers in the FSMP-IHP, Maths C2+ programs open to middle and high school students, the Hydrodynamic Instabilities program in response to a call for tenders from the Paris City Hall, and the Sino-French Research Programs in Mathematics to create collaboration between Chinese and French mathematicians.


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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