The Secretariat of the International Mathematical Union (IMU) at WIAS


Since January 2011, the Secretariat of the International Mathematical Union is permanently based in Berlin, Germany. Under the supervision of the IMU Executive Committee, the Secretariat runs IMUís day-to-day business and provides support for many IMU operations, including administrative assistance for the International Commission on Mathematical Instruction (ICMI) and the Commission for Developing Countries (CDC). The IMU Secretariat also hosts the IMU archive.

Staff members

  • Alexander Mielke, Head of the Secretariat and
    IMU Treasurer
  • Sylwia Markwardt, Manager of the Secretariat
  • Lena Koch, ICMI/CDC Administrator
  • Anita Orlowsky, IMU Accountant
  • Birgit Seeliger, IMU Archivist
  • Gerhard Telschow, IT and Technical Support

Staff contact information

Secretariat People Photograph: Kay Herschelmann

IMU Secretary

Martin Grötschel

The Secretary is responsible for
conducting the ordinary business of the Union and
for keeping its records.

Address of the IMU Secretariat

International Mathematical Union
Markgrafenstr. 32
10117 Berlin, Germany
Phone: +49 30 20372-430
Fax: +49 30 20372-439