PROMYS Europe: Program in Mathematics for Young Scientists





Deadline for receipt of completed application: Sunday 10 March 2024 23:59 GMT

Late applications will not be accepted.

Admission decisions will be sent by: Monday 22 April 2024

  1. When completing this application please be prepared to upload a pdf file containing your solutions to the problem set.
  2. PLEASE NOTE that you will be unable to save this application form before it is submitted.
  3. There is an optional form for equality monitoring purposes which will be sent to you once you have submitted your application. This form is completely anonymised and will not affect your application or the selection process. It should be submitted by Sunday 17 March 2024.

If you have any questions or difficulties, please do not hesitate to email us at: @email

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Applicant Information

Applicant name
If different to your first name.
Confirmation of age

PROMYS Europe requires that students be at least 16 to participate in the programme.

If you will not be 16 by the start of the programme, please consider applying next year.

Please confirm that you will be 16 or older at the start of the programme. You may be asked for proof of age.
Home address
Please include country code.
Please include country code.

PROMYS Europe is open to students who are ordinarily resident in Europe, this includes all countries adjacent to the Mediterranean.

Please confirm residence:
Of what country or countries are you ordinarily resident?
Have you applied before to PROMYS Europe?
Have you applied before to PROMYS in the US?
For example: from a mailing; from a teacher; from school; from the University of Oxford or another university site; from a maths Olympiad/contest; from a PROMYS alumnus; etc. Please be specific. This helps us with planning how to promote the programme in future and will not form part of your application.


Parent/Guardian Contact Information

Parent/Guardian Name
Please include country code.


School/College Information

School/College Address
Please enter the name of the school or college you are currently attending. If you have finished school/college but not yet started university, for example you are having a gap year, please give the details of the school/college you most recently attended.
Year you expect to finish school/college
Year you expect to finish school/college
If you selected 'Other' please enter more information here.
Year you expect to start university
Year you expect to start university
If you selected 'Other' please enter more information here.


Teacher Recommendation

You should ask one of your mathematics teachers to complete the PROMYS Europe teacher recommendation form.
Please communicate directly with your teacher about the recommendation; it is your responsibility to obtain this. PROMYS Europe will NOT be sending a recommendation request to your teacher.

Teachers should submit only one recommendation per student. If more than one recommendation per student is submitted, PROMYS Europe will only consider the first one.

The recommendation must be submitted, in English, by the application deadline: Sunday 10 March 2024.

Teacher's Contact Details
About Yourself
Please tell us about yourself by answering the following questions (the boxes will grow as you type).
Have you ever participated in a special programme in mathematics or science before? If so, please tell us briefly about that experience.
Tell us about any other mathematical experiences you have had. For example, have you ever done a special mathematics project, or entered a mathematical competition?
The programme is conducted entirely in English, therefore all participants must have a good command of written and spoken English. Describe how you meet this criterion.
Please tell us about something you have achieved during 2023 (maths or otherwise) of which you are particularly proud.
How are you likely to spend your summer if you are NOT able to participate in PROMYS Europe?
After trying the application problems, tell us which was your favourite problem and why. Describe your process of working through the problem and what drew you to it in particular.
Problem Set
Please upload your Problem Set solutions as a single PDF no larger than 20MB.
To upload, please 'Choose File' then click 'Upload'.
If your solutions are handwritten, be sure the scanned copy you are submitting is legible. We recommend using black ink and wide margins, to enable us to read your solutions most easily.
Upload requirements
Please sign to affirm that the problem set solutions are all entirely your own work.

I confirm that the information I have given is, to the best of my knowledge, true and accurate.

I understand and give my consent that the data collected from PROMYS Europe application materials, from the admission process and over the course of the programme, is used by the PROMYS Europe partnership to enable my participation in the PROMYS Europe programme, and is held securely by the PROMYS Europe partnership, in accordance with the GDPR and related UK data protection legislation. The data will be retained only for as long as is necessary to facilitate these purposes, except where I give consent to keep it for longer. The data may also be used as the basis for the publication of fully anonymised statistics or reports.

PROMYS Europe is a partnership between the Clay Mathematics Institute (CMI); Wadham College and the Mathematical Institute at the University of Oxford; and PROMYS Europe's parent programme: PROMYS, Boston University, USA.

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After clicking the 'Submit' button, you will see a confirmation page. If you do not, please check for error messages in your application (such as a required field which has not been completed). If an error message is generated, it may also be necessary to re-upload your solutions.  After making any necessary adjustments, please click the 'Submit' button again.

After submission, you will automatically be sent a confirmation email with a copy of your responses. If you do not receive this email within an hour, please contact @email .

Please note that an application will not be considered until we have received all parts: application (including problem set solutions) and teacher recommendation.

We look forward to reviewing your application to PROMYS Europe.

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