The Institute of Mathematics and Informatics (IMI) is BAS’s only institute in the area of mathematics and one of the country’s leaders in the domains of informatics and computer science.
The Institute’s mission is the development of mathematics and informatics through research and the application of mathematics and informatics in the national education programmes and processes at all levels.
The IMI’s research staff are divided into 9 separate departments and one temporary research team. Work is carried out on research themes, grouped into:
- Interinstitutional projects funded by BAS’s budget;
- Projects sponsored by the National Science Fund;
- Projects within European and international programmes;
- Innovation and technology transfer projects.
There are 19 permanent research seminars at the Institute. IMI publishes or supports the publishing of four research journals.
The Institute has also a Library, which is considered by our numerous foreign visitors as one of the best mathematical libraries in South-East Europe.
Thanks to the high professionalism of its staff, IMI is integrated into the global scientific community and enjoys well-deserved repute. Each year the Institute welcomes over 200 renowned foreign scholars, organises more than 15 scientific conferences, seminars and schools.