The Lithuanian Mathematical Society was founded1962as a section of the Physics, Technical Sciences and Mathematics section of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences.1983

The Lithuanian Mathematical Society stimulated the mathematical activities in Lithuania. Mathematical conferences were organized and theLithuanian Mathematical Journalfounded. It has had a very great impact on the development of mathematical life in the country.

The development of mathematical activities in Lithuania can be described as a chain reaction which reached great intensity in the last four decades. The system of education and research in mathematics was created: olympiads of young mathematicians, the correspondence school of mathematics, doctoral studies. New textbooks in mathematics for secondary schools and universities were written. Inthe Museum of Lithuanian Mathematicians was founded.1989

Many international conferences in mathematics were organized in the country. The Lithuanian Mathematical Society is a member-founder of European Mathematical Society sinceand a member of International Mathematical Union since1995.

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