It will be the first time the congress, which takes place every four years, has been held in the Japanese capital.
More than 3,000 mathematicians from across the globe are expected to gather at Waseda University, one of Japan's most historical and distinguished universities, for the event.
The Tokyo Convention & Visitors Bureau (TCVB) led the bid, with support from the Japan Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (JSIAM), the Mathematical Society of Japan (MSJ) and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG).
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