Discrete Mathematics

The Doctoral Program "Discrete Mathematics" offers an advanced PhD training and research program which is run jointly by

It is funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and the three supporting universities.

Range of topics

The range of topics in Discrete Mathematics comprises

  • Commutative and Non-Commutative Algebra
  • Number Theory
  • Discrete Dynamics and Fractals
  • Graph Theory
  • Additive and Probabilistic Combinatorics
  • Combinatorial Group Theory
  • Representation Theory
  • Discrete Stochastics
  • Combinatorial Optimization
  • Geometry & Topology - Discrete and Computational
  • Analysis of Algorithms

You can find the individual projects here.

Faculty Members & Associated Scientists


International Advisory Board

  • Valérie Berthé (Paris)
  • Herbert Edelsbrunner (IST Austria)
  • Jaroslav Nešetřil (Praha)
  • Laurent Saloff-Coste (Ithaca)
  • Robert Tijdeman (Leiden)
  • Angelika Steger (Zürich)

  • Emeritus members:
  • Dominique Foata (Strasbourg)
  • Vera Sós (Budapest)