International Day of Mathematics

To celebrate the beauty of mathematics and to highlight its importance, UNESCO declared March 14 as the International Day of Mathematics in November 2019. This day is already recognized as Pi Day in many countries, named after the significant number π, the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter, which is approximately 3.14.

All over the world, fascinating events and exciting lectures are held or creative ideas are explored on that day. The motto for the International Day of Mathematics 2021 is Mathematics for a better world

As part of the celebrations, the Heidelberg Laureate Forum Foundation is opening the Virtual Film Festival Mathematics – Computer Science with the film "Math Circles Around the World" directed by Ekaterina Eremenko.

The International Day of Mathematics homepage, sponsored by the Klaus Tschira Foundation, is the central hub for information surrounding news, events and celebrations. (Photos: © International Day of Mathematics)