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 noncommutative Algebra
  • Number Theory
  • Additive Combinatorics
  • Probabilistic Combinatorics
  • Discrete Dynamics and Fractals
  • Graph Theory
  • Combinatorial Group Theory
  • Discrete Stochastics
  • Combinatorial Optimisation
  • Discrete and Computational Geometry
  • Analysis of Algorithms

You can find the individual projects here.

Faculty Members & Associated Scientists


  • Mario Weitzer (TU Graz)
    coordinator since January 2017
  • Dijana Kreso (TU Graz)
    coordinator since January 2015
  • Wilfried Huss (TU Graz)
    coordinator from February to December 2010 and since October 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