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Summer Undergraduate Research in Paris

The Mathematics Departments at Columbia University and Université Paris Cité run a six-week intensive summer research program in Paris, aimed at rising senior undergraduate math (and closely related) majors. Columbia students participating in the program work together with M1/M2 students at Université Paris Cité under the supervision of a faculty member from Paris and a graduate student mentor from Columbia. Program information and applications instructions are included below.

Applications for the 2022 CMUSRP are now closed. 

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Columbia Math Undergraduate Summer Research in Paris (CMUSRP)

Program Information

Eligibility: Any continuing Barnard/Columbia undergraduate student (independent of U.S. residency). We particularly encourage women and historically underrepresented minorities to apply. Students graduating before Fall 2022 and graduate students are not eligible for the program.

Please note that you have to be eligible to travel to France. To see whether you need a visa to travel to France, visit

Program dates: June 6 – July 15, 2022.

Stipend: $2400 + $1100 toward airfare.
Housing in Paris is paid for by the program (June 5-July 16).

Project: Quentin Guignard – Asymptotic Stabilities in Algebra and Geometry.

Application deadline: 5:00pm (EST), May 5th, 2022.
Applications are considered on a rolling basis, please apply early!

Application link: 

For your application, you will need:
– One-page CV/resume
– One-page about your research interests and motivation for participation
– Unofficial university transcripts
– A reference letter from a faculty member (to be emailed directly by the referee to before the application deadline).

Collection of Self-Identification Data: The Department of Mathematics is acting on the evidence that diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) strengthen the scientific communities and the quality, social relevance, and impact of research.

Self-identification data provides information on the diversity of the student population applying for and receiving summer research funds. This data is important for monitoring the fairness of our summer program and informing future measures to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion among all those involved in the research enterprise. Completing the new self-identification form is mandatory for applicants but for each category there is an option “I prefer not to answer”.

For more information, contact George Dragomir.

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The 2022 CMUSRP program is made possible with support from

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