EMS Handbook: European Congress of Mathematics

4.2.1 Selection process for ECM site

  1. Call for bids 6 years prior to the ECM (year 0 mod 4).
  2. Screening and pre-selection of bids at spring meeting five years prior to the ECM (year 1 mod 4). Request bidders for detailed bid until end of July in that year.
  3. Site visit of the EC members to bid sites in fall of year 2 mod 4.
  4. Preparation of proposal for bids presented to council in year 3 mod 4.
  5. Decision about congress site at council in year 0 mod 4.
  6. Preparation and signing of memorandum of understanding between congress organizers and EMS, after decision in year 0 mod 4.