Institut Mittag-Leffler is an international center for research and postdoctoral training in mathematical sciences. The mission of the institute is to support international top-level research in mathematics, with special attention to the development of mathematical research in Nordic countries. It hosts research programs, conferences, workshops and summer schools organized by world leading scientists in specialized areas of mathematics.
The institute publishes two research journals:
Institut Mittag-Leffler was founded in 1916 by Professor Gösta Mittag-Leffler and his wife Signe, who donated their magnificent villa, with its first-class library, as a mathematics research institute to the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
The institute is the oldest mathematical research institute in the world. Its premises encompass several buildings on a park-like estate. The main building, originally the home of Gösta and Signe, is a beautifully preserved villa in art nouveau style.