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


  • Stefan Lendl (TU Graz)
    coordinator from September 2019
  • Mario Weitzer (TU Graz)
    coordinator from January 2017 to August 2019
  • Amnon Rosenmann (TU Graz)
    coordinator from October 2017 to August 2019
  • Dijana Kreso (TU Graz)
    coordinator from January 2015 to December 2016
  • Wilfried Huss (TU Graz)
    coordinator from February to December 2010 and from October 2016 to December 2016
  • Johannes Cuno (Univ. of Ottawa)
    coordinator from October 2015 to May 2016
  • Daniel Krenn (Alpen-Adria Univ. Klagenfurt)
    coordinator from January to June 2015
  • Ecaterina Sava-Huss (TU Graz)
    coordinator from February 2010 to December 2014

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)