St. Petersburg becomes the center of attraction for mathematicians from all over the world!
Only a few days left before the start of the 62nd International Mathematical Olympiad, which will be virtual this year. St. Petersburg will be the organizer of this world event again and will become a center of attraction for participants from all over the world.
St. Petersburg is the city with an amazing history, the city of drawbridges and white nights, the city that inspires the greatest minds of mankind.
It is from St. Petersburg that Russian science, Russian mathematics, Russian higher and, above all, mathematical and technical education began. In 1724, by decree of the Russian Emperor Peter I, the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences, the first higher scientific institution in the Russian Empire, was founded in the city on the Neva River.
For three centuries, the St. Petersburg Mathematical School has been one of the leaders not only in Russia, but also in the world. We invite you to get to know the city even closer and present you a short film about the history of mathematics in St. Petersburg.