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Korteweg-de Vries Institute for Mathematics

Furthering the science of mathematics
Our research is organised in three primary research programmes
Our staff teaches mathematics in several degree programmes at the University of Amsterdam
Our mission
We are dedicated to finding new answers to fundamental mathematical challenges and disseminating our knowledge in society
KdVI is a valued and proud partner in national and international collaborations

News & Events

Jan Brandts appointed programme director Mathematical Masters

As of 1 September, Jan Brandts has been appointed programme director for the Master's programmes in Mathematics, Stochastics and Financial Mathematics, and Mathematical Physics. He succeeds Jasper Stokman in this role.

NWO KLEIN grant for Arnoud den Boer

An NWO KLEIN-1 grant worth up to € 350,000 has been awarded to Arnoud den Boer for his project on self-learning price algorithms that learn to form a cartel. In the project, one PhD student will be involved.


Currently we have vacancies at the Korteweg-de Vries Institute for a Full professor in Discrete Mathematics and for Tenure Track positions in Mathematics of Quantum Information; in Discrete Mathematics and in Mathematical Quantum Physics
About the Korteweg-de Vries Institute for Mathematics
KdVI aims to further the science of mathematics, both in its theoretical and applied aspects, and to stimulate the application and appreciation of mathematics in other academic disciplines and in society as a whole
PhD Programme
In our PhD programme we train you to become an independent researcher
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