ERCE (Emerging Regional Centre of Excellence) is a label awarded by the EMS-CDC (European Mathematical Society-Committee of Developing Countries) to centres which have achieved an outstanding level in their area of influence in research and education, thus attracting students from other regions and countries. Indeed, the education of master and PhD students is an asset for raising the quality and diffusion of mathematics worldwide, and it has particular value in the developing world. ERCE centres are among those which play an important role in training students in their region, particularly more students from less developed areas.

With the success of this scheme the committee is now opening a new call for applications. Details of this scheme are here. The application has to be sent by e-mail to the address The deadline for this application is February 15th, 2020.