About the International Group of PME

The International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education (PME) is an autonomous body, governed as provided for in the constitution. It is an official subgroup of the International Commission for Mathematical Instruction (ICMI) and came into existence at the Third International Congress on Mathematics Education (ICME3) held in Karlsruhe, Germany in 1976.

The Constitution of PME
The Constitution of PME was adopted by the Annual General Meeting on the 17th of August, 1980 and changed by the Annual General Meetings on the 24th of July, 1967 and on the 14th of July, 2005. We print here only two parts of the constitution. As members it is important that you are aware of your rights.
The group has the name “International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education”, abbreviated to PME. The major goals of the Group are:
i. to promote international contacts and exchange of scientific information in the field of mathematical education;
ii. to promote and stimulate interdisciplinary research in the aforesaid area; 
iii. to further a deeper and more correct understanding of the psychological and other aspects of teaching and learning mathematics and the implications thereof.
All information concerning PME and its constitution can be found at the PME Website: http://igpme.org

Honorary Members of PME
Efraim Fischbein (Deceased),
Hans Freudenthal (Deceased),
Joop Van Dormolen (Retired)

International Committee of PME
João Filipe Matos
University of Lisbon (Portugal)
Vice- President
Aiso Heinze
Leibniz Institute for Science Education (Germany)
Laurie Edwards
St. Mary's College (USA)
Marianna Tzekaki
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece)

Silvia Alatorre
Samuele Antonini
Bettina Dahl Soendergaard
Olimpia Figueras
Cristina Frade
Marj Horne
Alena Hošpesova
Bat-Sheva Ilany
JeongSuk Pang
Marcia Pinto
Núria Planas
Tim Rowland
Tai-Yih Tso
Universidad Pedagogica Nacional (Mexico)
University of Pavia (Italy)
Aarhus University (Denmark)
Instituto Politécnico National (Mexico)
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Brazil)
Australian Catholic University (Australia)
University of South Bohemia (Czech Republic)
Beitberl (Israel)
Korea National University of Education (Korea)
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Brazil)
Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (Spain)
The University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
National Taiwan Normal University (Taiwan)

PME Administrative Manager

University of Bochum
Faculty of Mathematics
Universitaetsstrasse 150 44780 Bochum
Phone +49 (0) 234 32-23311
Email:  bettina.roesken AT rub.de

For more information concerning PME visit the PME Website