Our aim is to develop mathematical techniques and ideas which are relevant for applications in the natural and social sciences, and to investigate their implications in selected case studies. Mathematically, we focus on nonlinear analysis (calculus of variations, partial differential equations), numerical mathematics, probability theory and stochastic analysis. Presently the main application areas are physics and mechanics.

Our institute is a founding member of the excellence cluster Hausdorff Center for Mathematics (HCM) in Bonn and consists of the following research groups:

Bonn Research Chair

Bonn Junior Fellows:



Prof. Dr. Michael Ortiz kommt als Bonn Research Chair ans IAM (Pressemitteilung, 29.7.2016).

Prof. Dr. S. Conti erhält den diesjährigen Lehrpreis der Universität Bonn (05.07.2016).

Prof. Dr. Karl-Theodor Sturm, Koordinator des Hausdorff Zentrums für Mathematik an der Universität Bonn, erhält für seine eigene Forschung einen begehrten Advanced Grant des Europäischen Forschungsrats (ERC). (Pressemitteilung 21.04.2016)

Prof. Dr. Stefan Müller has been invited to become full member of the scientific society “Academia Europaea” in November. Only European scientists, who have been recommended by a review board and are confirmed by a vote of the council, can join the society. (06.01.2016)


Managing Director: Prof. Dr. Sergio Conti
Chief Administrator: Dr. B. Doerffel

Mailing address

Institute for Applied Mathematics
University of Bonn
Endenicher Allee 60
D-53115 Bonn / Germany