ICTP Visiting Fellowships for Mathematicians from Developing Countries in Italy, 2017

  • Deadline: January 7, 2017
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­ The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) is offering a small number of Mathematics Research Fellowships for mathematicians from developing countries to pursue their own research using the ICTP facilities and interacting with other mathematicians.

For more than 50 years, the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) has been a driving force behind global efforts to advance scientific expertise in the developing world. ICTP’s mission is to foster the growth of advanced studies and research in physical and mathematical sciences, especially in support of excellence in developing countries.

Applicants must be proficient in reading and writing English. Applicants may be requested to present an English proficiency certificate or a TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) certificate.


The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

Visiting Fellowships are open to mathematicians of any age and nationality. Visiting Fellows must have a PhD in mathematics prior to the start of their Fellowship.

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The mode of application is online. Candidates are requested to provide letters of recommendations from established researchers. Both the letters of recommendation and the research project are crucial components of the application and play a significant role in the evaluation of the candidates. Junior applicants are highly recommend to provide at least three letters of recommendation.

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