International Study Group on the relations between History and Pedagogy of Mathematics


The European Summer University on the History and Epistemology in Mathematics Education (ESU) is originally the initiative of to the French Mathematics Education community of the IREMs, in the early 1980’s. From those meetings emerged the organization of a SU on a European scale, in close cooperation with the HPM group.

The upcoming Tenth ESU will be held in 2026 in Aveiro, Portugal. More information will be provided when available.

We list below the previous ESU’s in reverse chronological order. Links to the proceedings are provided when available.

2022, 21-25 July, Nineth ESU, Salerno, Italy. Proceedings of ESU9.

2018, 20-24 July, Eighth ESU, Oslo, Norway. Proceedings of ESU8.

2014, 14-18 July, Seventh ESU, Copenhagen, Denmark. Proceedings of ESU7.

2010, 19-23 July, Sixth ESU, Vienna, Austria. Proceedings of ESU6.

2007, 19-24 July, Fifth ESU, Prague, Czech Republic. Proceedings of ESU5.

2004, 12-17 July, Fourth ESU, Uppsala, Sweden (conjointly with the ICME-10 Satellite Meeting of HPM). Proceedings of HPM2004/ESU4.

1999, 15-21 July, Third ESU, Leuven & Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. Volume I of proceedings of ESU3. Volume II of proceedings of ESU3.

1996, 24-30 July, Second ESU, Braga, Portugal (conjointly with the ICME-8 Satellite Meeting of HPM). Volume I of proceedings of HPM1996/ESU2. Volume II of proceedings of HPM1996/ESU2.

1993, 19-23 July, First ESU, Montpellier, France. Proceedings of ESU1.