The Foundation Sciences Mathématiques de Paris is a network of excellence created in 2006. Its members are large research institutions in the Paris area: the University of Pierre-et-Marie-Curie (UPMC), the University of Paris-Diderot (UPD P7), the Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS), the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), the University of Paris-Dauphine, the Collège de France, the INRIA, the University of Paris-Descartes and the University of Paris Nord.

The Foundation also carries out a Laboratory of Excellence, the LabEx SMP.

Bringing together close to 1200 researchers in mathematical sciences and covering a wide spectrum which includes most of the top themes in fundamental and applied mathematics, plus fundamental computer science, the Foundation is unique in its field, both by its dimension and its scientific potential.

The Foundation Sciences Mathématiques de Paris offers following opportunities to outstanding scientists and excellent students:


Call for PGSM International

Since 2010, the Fondation Sciences Mathématiques de Paris has proposed every year master scholarships to excellent students who followed their degree course out of France.

This year, this program is available for students who wish to follow their study in the first or in the second year of master.

Students who followed their degree course out of France can apply to this program.

The laureates of PGSM International receive a scholarship of 1100 euros per month.

Laureates of M2 will receive a scholarship for 10 months + 2 months if they want to do a doctorate in France. However, M1 laureates will receive a 12-month scolarship.

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The online application is open from October 1st 2015 to January 26th 2016 (23h59 Paris Time)


PGSM : PhD Fellowships

-Priority will be given to students trained in the PGSM Master program.
-Up to three positions will be offered.
-Only applications within the FSMP perimeter (Ecoles doctorales 386, 146 and 543) will be taken into account.

-All laureates will receive at least 1450 euros (min) per month as a net salary. The contract is 3-year long.

Call for application is from March, 31st 2016 to June, 1st 2016 (11.59 pm Paris time).

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