The Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences(MPI-MIS) in Leipzig was founded on March 1, 1996.
At the institute scientists (mainly mathematicians) work on projects which apply mathematics in various areas of natural sciences, in particular physics, biology, chemistry and material science.
Main research areas are
The institute has an extensive visitors programme which had made Leipzig a main place for research in applied mathematics.
Coordinates: 51°20′29″N 12°23′29″E / 51.34139°N 12.39139°E