EMS-Simons for Africa

A program for scientific visits of young and established researchers from the African Continent administered by the EMS Committee for Developing Countries.

The African Continent is very diversified and the development of a career in mathematics faces different and sometimes difficult progression. The Committee for Developing Countries of the EMS, with the support of the Simons Foundation, opens a program of research visits to foster research opportunities for young and established researchers.

The aim is to promote individual career possibilities with consequence of an improved global capacity in African academic institutions. The program is open to all areas of pure and applied mathematics and statistics and it is directed to fellows based in Africa.

Open calls:

For all applications there are four deadlines each year during 2017-2021:

  • February 15th
  • May 15th
  • September 15th
  • November 15th

Response is provided after evaluation within the end of the month following the deadline.

To send and application please login or register to your EMS account.

For questions please write an email to: ems.simonsafrica@gmail.com