• 12/15/2014: An ELTE University student Attila Dankovics is the most itelligent student between college boys.
  • 12/04/2014: Zoltán Sebestyén, the emeritus professor of the Department of Applied Analysis and Computational Mathematics was awarded the Szőkefalvi-Nagy Béla Medal by the Bolyai Institute of University of Szeged.
  • 11/27/2014:By the recent rating of CareerCast.com again matematician is the best job!
  • 11/17/2014: In the University Ranking by Academic Performance composed by the Middle East Technical University of Turkey on the list of mathematics ELTE is the 190-th.
  • 11/04/2014: It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Edit Gyarmati, emeritus assistant professor of the Department of Algebra and Number Theory. - Obsequies: 11/09/2014, 14:00.
  • 10/22/2014: Imre Fekete, member of the MTA-ELTE Research Group Numerical Analysis and Large Networks, was awarded with the "New Central-Europe Young Researchers Scholarship" in the research field of applied mathematics.
  • 10/14/2014: Petra Csomós, member of the MTA-ELTE Research Group Numerical Analysis and Large Networks, was awarded with the Young Researcher Award of the Visegrád Group of Academies in the research field applied mathematics. The award was handed over by the President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences at the annual meeting of the Group in Prague.
  • 08/26/2014: We regret to inform you that Éva Szeredi, emeritus assistant professor of the Mathematics Teaching and Education Centre became the victim of a car accident; - Quietus: 09/28/2014, 10:30, Megbékélés Háza Templom (Bp., Békásmegyer, Királyok útja)
  • 08/14/2014: It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Matyas Bognar, retired professor of the Geometry and Analysis Departments.
  • 08/04/2014: Az Egyetemi Hallgatók Nemzetközi Matematikaversenyén az ELTE csapata kiemelkedő eredményt ért el: egyéniben Dankovics Attila kiemelt I.díjat, Bodor Bertalan, Nagy Donát és Nagy János I. díjat, Kalina Kende pedig II. díjat nyert, az egyetemek közötti versenyben az ELTE csapata 2. helyezést ért el. Az Index cikke.
  • 07/29/2014: The Hungarian internet portal Index reports on the bioinformatics research of the team led by Vince Grolmusz (Department of Computer Science) and Beáta Vértessy.
  • 07/04/2014: Ferenc Izsák, the associate professor of the Department of Applied Analysis and Computational Mathematics and Tamás Király, the associate professor of the Department of Operations Researc won the János Bolyai Research Fellowship Award for 2 years.
  • 05/14/2014: László Lovász received the diploma about being elected as external member of Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences at Stockholm.
  • 05/10/2014: Székelyhidi László az MTA kiváló külföldi vendégprofesszorok meghívására kiirt pályázata segítségével hét hónapig az Alkalmazott Analízis és Számításmatematikai Tanszék vendége.
  • 05/09/2014: On the Pázmány-day festivities László Lóvász, professor of the Department of Computer Science gave the Pázmány Lecture, then the title "Doctor et Professor Honoris Causa" was conferred to Vera T. Sós, formerly professor at the Department of Analysis, then honorary professor at the Department of Computer Science.
  • 05/06/2014: László Lovász, professor of the Computer Science Department was elected the new president of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  • 04/16/2014: Az OTKA Bizottság alelnöke lett Faragó István egyetemi tanár, dékánhelyettes (Alkalmazott Analízis és Számításmatematikai Tanszék).
  • 04/05/2014: József Pelikán, retired associate professor of the Department of Algebra and Number Theory, in recognition of his work in the International Mathematical Olimpiad of several decades, received the Paul Erdős Award of the World Federation of National Mathematics Competitions.
  • 03/14/2014: Miklós Simonovits, formerly professor of the Analysis and Computer Science departments, currently external associate, received the Széchenyi Price.
  • 03/04/2014: Our PhD student, Sándor Kisfaludi-Bak won IBM's 1-year Ph.D. Fellowship Award, which was distributed among 70 students (13 in Europe).
  • 12/18/2013: A Bolyai Társulat Szele Tibor-emlékérmét kapta Szőnyi Tamás, a Számítógéptudományi Tanszék professzora.
  • 11/22/2013: P. Kovács Katalin, associate professor of the Department of Algebra and Number Theory, passed away.
  • 09/22/2013: Institute excursion to Nagy-Kopasz hill.
  • 08/22/2013: A Magyar Érdemrend középkeresztje kitüntetést kapta korábbi oktatónk, Hajnal András.
  • 08/05/2013: Ervin Fried, professor emeritus of the Department of Algebra and Number Theory, passed away.
  • 06/10/13: Balázs Szegedy, a former student of our Institute won a fellowship of the of the Momentum Program of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, aiming to put a halt to the emigration of talented young researchers.
  • 05/08/2013: Éva Tardos, former member of the Department of Computer Science, has been elected both a member of the National Academy of Sciences and external member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  • 2013.05.02: Szőnyi Tamás és kutatótársai elnyerték a Magyar Tudományos Akademia által támogatott, egyetemi kutatócsoportok létrehozására kiírt pályázatot.
  • 2013.04.26: A Társadalmi Megújulás Operatív Program részeként megvalósuló NemzetiKiválóság Program keretébe Apáczai Csere János Doktoranduszi Ösztöndíjban részesült Csörgő Gábor, (TTK, Matematika Doktori Iskola, MTA-ELTE NumNet Kutatócsoport) tagja. A díj célja a kiemelkedő tudományos eredményeket felmutató doktoranduszok további kutatási tevékenységének és szakmai fejlődésének támogatása.
  • 04/21/2013: Our students finished OTDK at:
    Extra praise: Balázs Szalkai, Imre Fekete(MSc).
    1st: Tibor András Backhausz, Dániel Nagy, Gergő Nemes(MSc).
    2nd: Csaba Nagy(MSc). 3rd: László Varga.
    Praise: Ákos Matszangosz.
  • 04/16/2013: Balázs Szegedy, our former student and doctoral student received Coxeter-James Prize of the Canadian Mathematical Society to be given to young mathematicians who have made outstanding contributions in mathematical research.
  • 04/05/2013: Az OTDK Tanulás- és Tanítás-módszertani-Tudástechnológiai Szekció Matematikapedagógia alszekciójában Palotay Dorka BSc és Pozsonyi Enikő BSc (közös dolgozat), illetve Tóth Bettina MSC-s hallgatók második díjat kaptak, Lorászkó Balázs különdíjat kapott.
  • 03/15/2013: György Michaletzky, professor of the Department of Probability Theory and Statistics, former dean, and Zoltán Sebestyén, professor of the Department of Applied Analysis and Computational Mathematics, received the Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary (civil division).
  • 03/05/2013: The team mELTEd consisting of the students Tamás Róbert Mezei, Balázs Szalkai, and Márton Véges working toward a degree in mathematics won the BeeSmarter 24 hour long Mobile Programming Team Contest.
  • 02/27/2013: Kristóf Bérczi, Ph.D. student, member of the Egerváry Group, received the Youth prize of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  • 12/21/2012: Péter Csikvári, assistant professor of the Department of Computer Science, received the Géza Grünwald Medal of the Bolyai Society.
  • 11/28/2012: Junior Prima Prize was given to Gábor Kun, researchers assistant of the Department of Computer Science, in Hungarian Sciences Category.
  • 11/23/2012: András Prékopa is selected as winner of the 2012 Khachiyan Prize of the INFORMS Optimization Society.
  • 11/06/2012: László Lovász was elected a fellow of the American Mathematical Society.
  • 09/01/2012: The President of Hungary appointed Piroska Csörgő university professor of the Eszterházy Károly College and Gyula Károlyi at the ELTE, formerly both asoociate professors at the Department of Algebra and Number Theory.
  • 08/21/2012: László Lovász and Balázs Szegedy received the Fulkerson Prize of the Mathematical Programming Society and the American Mathematical Society for their paper Limits of dense graph sequences.
  • 08/20/2012: Péter Pál Pálfy and Tamás Szőnyi, professors of the Departments of Algebra and Number Theory and Computer Science, repsectively, received the Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary.
  • 5/7/2012: András Máthé, who was undergraduate (2000-2005) and graduate (2005-2008) student at our Institute received the prestigious Banach Prize for his Ph. D. thesis written under the supervision of Miklós Laczkovich.
  • 6/21/2012: A reception was given in honor of Endre Szemerédi, laureate of the 2012 Abel prize, alumnus of ELTE. Welcome speeches were given by Barna Mezey, president of ELTE, György Michaletzky, dean of faculty of natural sciences, László Lovász, András Hajnal, András Sárközy, Miklós Simonovits, and András Frank.
  • 5/25/2012: A project of our Institute entitled of "Differential equations in numerical analysis and in the theory of big networs" won a competition of MTA. More details...
  • 5/1/2012: László Lovász, professor of the department of Computer Science, is elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences.
  • 3/21/2012: Our former student (1960–1965), Endre Szemerédi received the Abel Prize!
  • 1/19/2012: Róbert Freud, associate professor of the Department of Algebra and Number Theory, received the János Apáczai Csere Prize, on the occasion of Day of Hungarian Culture.
  • 12/16/2011: Ádám Besenyei, assistant professor of the Department of Applied Analysis and Computational Mathematics, received the Géza Grünwald Medal of the Bolyai Society; Marianna Nagy, assistant of the Department of Operations Research, received the Gyula Farkas Prize of the Bolyai Society.
  • 12/02/2011: Junior Prima Prize was given to Katalin Gyarmati, assistant professor of the Department of Algebra and Number Theory, in Hungarian Sciences Category, and Gergely Tassy, in Teaching Category.
  • 10/27/2011: The Commemorative Placket of the 30-th National Science Circle Conference was given to Katalin Munkácsy, associate professor of the Mathematics Teaching and Education Centre, by the Presidium of the National Science Circle Council.
  • 09/07/2011: The Hungarian Academy of Sciences launched a call for fundings of research groups for the next 5 years. Of the 164 groups which applied, 42 received support. Among the three research groups that are supported in mathematics, is the Egerváry Research Group on Combinatorial Optimization of our Institute.
  • 08/25/2011: On the International Mathematics Competition for University Students 2011, held in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria, László Miklós Lovász reached the second best score and received Grand First Prize. Of the other members of our team, Dániel Korándi, Dániel Nagy, and István Tomon also received First Prize, while Csaba Nagy Second Prize. Our team reached the third place after the Jagiellonian University, Krakow and the Taras Shevcehnko National University, Kyiv. The team was led by Péter Pál Pach. Selection and coaching of team members was done by Tamás Keleti and Géza Kós.

Older News

  • 06/29/2011: Bálint Farkas (Dept. of Applied Analysis), Katalin Gyarmati (Dept. of Algebra and Number Theory), and Péter Sziklai (Dept. Computer Science) were awarded the János Bolyai fellowship of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  • 05/11/2011:Katalin Gyarmati, assistant researcher at the Department of Algebra and Number theory received the Paul Erdős Prize of the Mathematical Class of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  • 05.12.2011: The Mathematical Institute, in cooperation with the Uratim Ltd., announced the public availability of the Erdős WebGraph Server at the web address web-graph.org. The cooperative project makes large, constantly updated graphs accessible, describing the hyperlink structure of the World Wide Web.
  • 04/30/2011: A XXX. OTDK matematika szekcióján a Matematikai Intézetet 12 hallgató képviselte 13 dolgozattal és az alábbi dijakat kapták: I. dij: Nagy Csaba (témavezető: Szűcs András), Soukup Dániel (tv: Szentmiklóssy Zoltán), II. dij: Csörgő Gábor (tv: Simon Péter), Szabó Botond (tv: Jordán Tibor), III. dij: Kaszanitzky Viktória (tv: Jordán Tibor), Nemes Gergő (tv: Hegedűs Csaba), a Sostói Múzeumfalu különdija: Sziráki Dorottya (tv: Sági Gábor).
  • 03/23/2011: Peter Komjath was initiated as corresponding member to the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He gave a lecture with the title "Coloring problems of infinite graphs". Slides.
  • 03/15/2011: Lajos Pósa, former member of the Department of Analysis between 1971 and 1984 and the Department of Computer Science between 1984 and 2002, received the Széchenyi Prize.
  • 17/03/2011: A TDK verseny eredménye: I. díj: Lovász László Miklós és Korándi Dániel (III. éves Mat BSc), II. díj: Nagy Dániel (II. Mat. BSc), III. díj: Hujter Bálint (I. Mat. MSc), Nagy Csaba (I. Mat. MSc), Tomon István (II. Mat. BSc); 1. dicséret: Borda Bence (III. Mat. BSc), 2. dicséret: Mészáros András és Bodor Bertalan (I. Mat. BSc), Kiss Viktor (III. Mat. BSc), Wolosz János (II. Mat. BSc), Tóthmérész Lilla (I. Mat. MSc). További részletek itt.
  • 23/02/2011: Lecture of the Fields Medalist Cédric Villani.
  • 14/12/2010: On the occasion of being awarded by the Kyoto prize, a formal reception was given to László Lovász by the leaders of ELTE. Students of the university and some highschools gave a performance on the occasion.
  • 2010/11/17: Rátz Tanár Úr Életműdíj was awarded to Zsuzsa Somfai, who is a fellow of Mathematics Teaching and Education Centre.
  • 2010/11/10: On the prize presentation ceremony László Lovász received the Kyoto Prize from the Inamori Foundation (video, press conference). Congratulations, Laci!
  • 23/10/2010: László Simon, professor emeritus of the Department of Applied Analysis, received the Gold Grade of the Cross of Merit of the Hungarian Republic.
  • The Mathematical and the Physical Institutes were the only Institutes chosen from Hungary at the CHE (Centre for Higher Education Development) ranking of European Universities in the fields of biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics, political science, psychology, and economics.
  • 30/07/2010: The ELTE team finished as 7-th at the 2010 International Mathematics Competition for University Students, which taken place at Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria. First prize winners are László Lovász jr, Csaba Nagy, and István Tomon. Dániel Korándi, Dániel Nagy, and Bence Borda won second prizes. In the final list of participants Lovász was the 16-th, Csaba Nagy the 17-th.
  • 5-10/07/2010: The team of ELTE (Dániel Korándi , Gergely Gábor Nagy, Balázs Szalkai, second-year students at mathematics BSc., Zsolt Borsi, leader, Faculty of Inormatics, ELTE) won the KPI-Open international programming contest among 83 participating teams of seven countries in Kiev, 5-10 July, 2010. The ELTE team was the only one to solve all problems.
  • 18/06/2010: László Lovász received the 2010 Kyoto Prize in the category Basic Science.
  • Symposium in Honour of Laszlo Simon
  • 03/05/2010: General Assembly of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences elected Péter Pál Pálfy, professor of Department of Algebra and Number Theory, as a full member, and elected Péter Komjáth, head and professor of Department of Computer Science, as a corresponding member.
  • 19/03/10: Mathematical Science Circle Competition results
  • 15/03/10: András Sárközy, professor of the Department of Algebra and Number Theory, was awarded by the Széchenyi Prize.
  • Report on the results of the Modell-creating Competition of Institute of Mathematics, ELTE.
  • 22/01/2010: Fried Ervin professor emeritus of Department Algebra and Number Theory was awarded the Albert Szent-Györgyi Prize.
  • 13/11/2009: Our former student, Gyula Pap, who also obtained his PhD degree from the Mathematics Doctoral School of our Institute (under the supervision of András Frank), and is still a member of EGRES Group, received the Junior Prima prize of the Hungarian Development Bank.
  • 29/10/09: András Gács, associate professor of the Department of Computer Science, passed away. He was 41.
  • 10/10/2009: József Pelikán and Katalin Vesztergombi, along with Ákos Egyed, member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and Marianne Rozsondai, fellow of the Library of the HAS, received the Bolyai Prize of the János Bolyai Fund, to be given to heads of public collections and creators of special publications, since 2001.
  • The 16th International Mathematics Competition was held in our university. Concerning the final results the Eötvös University's team reached the illustrious 4th place among the 65 participant teams. Among the First Prize winners were Roland Paulin, László Lovász, Csaba Nagy, Balázs Strenner and Bence Borda.
  • László Lovász was elected an honorary member of the London Mathematical Society in appreciation of his influence on the development of graph theory, combinatorics, and theoretical computer science, on July, 3, 2009. The praise also mentions Lovász's public activities, including his work as president of the IMU (International Mathematical Union).
  • Workshop on the occasion of the Sixtieth Birthday of András Frank, 5-6 June, 2009, ELTE, Mathematical Institute
  • ELTE won HY-GO Competition
  • 04/05/2009: Ákos Császár, professor emeritus, was awarded by the Golden Medal of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  • 2009/03/18: Tamás Király was awarded Academic Junior Prize for his work of the title of "Directing and Increasing Graphs and Hypergraphs"
  • 22/01/2009: András Frank was awarded the Albert Szent-Györgyi Prize, acknowledging his research of international reputation in higher education.
  • 07/01/2009: A recent JobsRated.com report gave mathematician, actuary, and statistician as the three top rated jobs in the U.S. Luckily, our Institute's M.Sc. program beginning in September 2009 gives qualifications to exactly these jobs!
  • 19/12/08: Gabriella Pluhar received the Renyi Kato Memorial Prize.
  • 19/12/08: Our Ph. D. student, András Máthé received the László Patai Memorial Prize of the Bolyai Society.
  • 19/12/08: Ferenc Izsák and Eszter Sikolya received the Gyula Farkas Prize of the Bolyai Society.
  • 19/12/08: Péter Frenkel, András Juhász, and Gábor Kun, our former students were awarded the Géza Grünwald Prize.
  • 08/11/08: László Lovász was first awarded by the Bolyai Grand Prize of the János Bolyai Foundation.
  • 03/10/08: Our former Ph. D. student, András Máté received one of the Junior Prima Hungarian Science prices.
  • 29/09/08: Gyorgy Elekes, professor of the Department of Computer Science, passed away. He was 59. Obituary
  • 02/09/08: Zoltán Király received the "Best Paper Award" on the 16th Annual European Symposium on Algorithms (ESA 2008).
  • 2008.08.31: László Lovász was awarded the Advanced Investigators Grant of the European Council (ERC).
  • 08/20/2008: Gábor Halász received the Order of Merit, Commander Cross medal of Hungarian Republic.
  • July 2008: 15th International Mathematics Competition won
  • 15 March 2008: László Lovász gets Széchenyi Grand Prize of Hungary
  • (2007) Professor András Szűcs received the Tibor Szele Memorial Medal of the János Bolyai Society as an appreciation of his creation of a scientific school.
  • László Lovász received the 2007 János Bolyai Research Prize, the most prestigious civil award for scientific research in Hungary. The previous recipients are: Tamás Freund, biologist (2000), Tamás Roska, informatician (2002), Zsolt Bor, physicist (2004).
  • 2007.09.07: 14th IMC (Blagoevgrad 2007)
  • 2000: Magyar győzelem a 7. Nemzetközi Matematikai Versenyen.
  • 1999: Lovász László Wolf-díjat kapott. Cikk a Természet Világában
  • 1996. szeptember: Erdős Pál elhunyt.