The Fields Medals are commonly regarded as mathematics’ closest analog to the Nobel Prize (which does not exist for mathematics), and are awarded every four years by the International Mathematical Union to one or more outstanding researchers.

TRANSIRE SUUM PECTUS
MUNDOQUE POTIRI

“Rise above oneself and grasp the world.”

CONGREGATI
EX TOTO ORBE
MATHEMATICI
OB SCRIPTA INSIGNIA
TRIBUERE

“The mathematicians assembled here from all over the world
pay tribute for outstanding work.”