The Institute


Located in the heart of the 5th arrondissement of Paris, the Henri Poincaré Institute is one of the oldest and most dynamic international structures dedicated to mathematics and theoretical physics.

Director's Message

Read the director's message for 2015 at the IHP.


The IHP continues the tradition of diversity and universalism embodied by Poincaré.


Since its creation in 1928, the IHP has taken an interest in all the disciplinary fields for which mathematics constitute a key element, ranging from general relativity to computer science to mathematical biology...


The entire staff of the institute is devoted to its guests and visitors, malking sure they enjoy a pleasant and inspiring working environment.


The IHP has established a strong link between mathematics and society.


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