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Gabriel Lame Chair Regulations

The Laureate is supposed to

  • stay in St. Petersburg for three months, usually from September to November or from April to June;
  • give a lecture course of 15 to 25 hours;
  • organize a weekly seminar;
  • organize a scientific meeting with a duration of 3 to 5 days, bringing together 20 to 50 participants.

The topics for the course, seminar and conference/workshop can be chosen freely and should be mentioned in the application.These activities are hosted by St. Petersburg State University (Chebyshev Laboratory), the Steklov Mathematical Institute at St. Petersburg, and the Euler International Mathematical Institute.  The lecture course and seminar, as well as the talks at the meeting are videorecorded and posted on the Chebyshev Laboratory website.

In order to fulfill these commitments, the Lame Chair Laureate will receive the following benefits:

  • full coverage of travel and accommodation expenses in St. Petersburg;
  • personal allowance of 12,000 euros for 3 months;
  • allowance of 20 000 euros for organizing the seminar and scientific meeting.

The application must include:

  • Curriculum Vitae;
  • list of publications;
  • descriptions of the lecture course, research seminar and scientific meeting.

Information about the Lame Chair on the website of the French Embassy in Russian Federation (in French).

For technical questions concerning the Lamé Chair please contact Chebyshev Laboratiry secretariat at

The visit itself as well as the organization of conference/workshop are funded by the French Embassy in Russian Federation, the Chebyshev Laboratory, and the Fondation Mathématiques Jacques Hadamard. Scientific projects of the Chebyshev Laboratory are supported by JSC “Gazprom Neft” (under the social investment program “Native Towns“).