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Welcome to the Institute of Discrete Mathematics.

The research at the institute focuses on a variety of topics in combinatorics, graph theory, combinatorial optimization, stochastic models, geometric group theory and non-commutative probability. Complementing our work in pure mathematics, we model, analyse and solve structural and algorithmic problems arising from mathematics, theoretical computer science and natural sciences as well as from applications in industry.

More details can be found on the individual websites of the four research groups of the institute:

  • Noncommutative Structures

The institute is one of the five mathematical institutes of the Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Geodesy at Graz University of Technology. It has been created in January 2016 when the former Institute of Optimization and Discrete Mathematics (Math B) and the former Institute of Structure Theory (Math C) were joined into one institute.

The institute takes an active part in the Mathematical Doctoral School "Discrete Mathematics" (DK plus programme funded by FWF).

Our teaching comprises service courses for the engineering faculties as well as as variety of courses for the studies of Mathematics at our university.