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Bremen 2011


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Bremen 2013


Lyon 2014


Bremen 2015



Dierk Schleicher

Professor of Mathematics

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Modern Mathematics -

International Summer School for Students

July 1 - 11, 2017

After successful and encouraging summer schools in Bremen (2011, 2013, and 2015) and Lyon (2012 and 2014), we look forward to seeing you again in the near future, and to welcoming a new generation of summer school participants in 2017 and beyond, when we hope to continue the French side of the tradition as well.

  • The Modern Mathematics Summer School is for talented students in their last two years of high school or in their first two years at university.
  • Open to international students from all countries.
  • The language of the school is English.
  • The program features plenary talks and mini-courses by leading international mathematicians.
  • Students and instructors live on the park-like campus with ample opportunities for informal interaction.
  • Hosted by Jacobs University in the Northern German city of Bremen.
  • Apply now! Submit your application via Deadline for applications: Extended until April 21, 2017. However, the evaluation and enrollment of applicants has already started. Therefore, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible, especially if you need an early formal invitation for a visa. Before applying, please read the applicant information carefully.

A more detailed summary of the goals and experiences from the first International Summer School for Students can be found in this opinion piece by Ètienne Ghys and Sergei Tabachnikov which appeared in the March 2012 issue of the Notices of the American Mathematical Society.

Sergei Tabachnikov, Dierk Schleicher, and the International "Modern Mathematics" Summer School team

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Picture of Klein bottle adapted from Wikimedia.


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