News MSC 2016

Application term is closed May 30, 2016, midnight

This edition does not accept more participants.

Application term closes soon May 22, 2016, midnight

There is just one week until the application's deadline. Hurry up if you want your son/daughter to participate in this edition!

Questionnaire for Medical Emergencies March 17, 2016, 12:07 a.m.

You can download the Questionnaire for Medical Emergencies via this link. Please remember it is compulsory to fill and send it to info[at]

Application term is open Feb. 29, 2016, 12:28 a.m.

The application term for this edition is open. You have until 29 May to register your son/daughter.

Information about this edition Feb. 29, 2016, midnight

Here we summarize the main aspects of this edition.

Place and relevant dates

The camp will take place at the Facultat de Matemàtiques i Estatística from July 3 to July 16.

Students are expected to arrive on Sunday 3 and leave on Saturday 16 after the closing ceremony.

Important: the number of students who may benefit from this program is limited. In Juny 3 we shall carry out a selection process that will decide the students who may come to this edition's MSC.

Academic information

The program features 4 courses and 4 plenary talks. The courses will be on Algebra, Combinatorics, Geometry and Number theory (Arithmetic). Each course consists of 6 hours classes plus 4 hours of problem sessions.

Plenary talks 2016
Speaker Title
M. Alberich From shape to equation
M. Blanco On triangles, tangents and quadratures
P. Morillo Post quantum cryptography via lattices
M. Noy How does Google work?

Daily Schedule

Days 1, 2, 4 and 5
Start End Activity
09:30 11:00 Course session 1
11:00 11:30 Free time
11:30 13:00 Course session 2
13:30 15:30 Lunch
15:30 17:30 Problem session
17:30 20:30 Free time
20:30 21:30 Dinner

Day 3 wil be devoted to plenary talks and cultural activities.


Participation Agreement and Parental Consent Form: All participants are required to read and sign the Participation Agreement and the Questionnaire for Medical Emergencies. Participants under the age of 18 must have the parents or legal guardians sign the Parental Consent section on this form.

The application forms can be submitted electronically. Those students selected to participate in the Campus must present the signed Paternal Consent at the arrival.

The parental consent can be downloaded after the completion of the application form. You will receive a partially complete authorization via e-mail. You have to print this authorization and fill it with the remaining data.

Deadline for Application Forms: May, 29 2016 (at 23:59).

Housing and other information

During the courses and cultural activities, as well as at the Hostel, all participants will always be accompanied by mathematics students.

All participants will live in a residence near the campus.

The Math Summer Camp is sponsored by the Fundació Privada Cellex, which provides grants that cover all feeds of the stay as well as the hotel booking.