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To Host the ICM 2026

The IMU Executive Committee (EC) cordially invites all Adhering Organizations and national mathematical societies of the IMU members to submit bids for hosting the International Congress of Mathematicians in the year 2026 and the IMU General Assembly meeting prior to this Congress.

For a bid to be considered by the Site Selection Committee, it must be received no later than 30 November 2021.

Only electronic submissions are accepted. Send submissions to

The Site Selection Committee will evaluate all bids received, taking into account, but not restricted to, the mathematical ambience, the infrastructure and the economic conditions offered by each bidder, as well as the accessibility of the proposed site, the involvement of the local mathematical community, and the geographical distribution of places where ICMs took place in the past.

The Site Selection Committee makes a pre-selection of up to two bidders in the year ICM-4, and it may, but does not have to, make a recommendation to the General Assembly which will take place in St. Petersburg, Russia, on 3–4 July 2022 prior to the ICM 2022.

The General Assembly in St. Petersburg will make the final decision on the venue of ICM 2026.