Doctoral Program "Discrete Mathematics"

The Doctoral Program "Discrete Mathematics" (in its second phase
2015-2018) offers up to 22 PhD positions for an advanced PhD training
and research program.

  • Date: 13.01.2015, 14:15

It is run jointly by
- Graz University of Technology,
- University of Graz,
- University of Leoben.

The doctoral program is funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and
the three supporting universities.

The range of topics comprises the following topics:
- Commutative and non-commutative Algebra
- Number Theory
- Additive Combinatorics
- Discrete Dynamics and Fractals
- Graph Theory
- Combinatorial Group Theory
- Discrete Stochastics
- Combinatorial Optimization
- Discrete and Computational Geometry
- Analysis of Algorithms

We offer up to 22 PhD positions for up to 4 years and a gross salary
of 27.900 EUR per year. There is additional funding for extended
stays abroad. The official language is English. The positions are
assigned to 11 specific research projects within the above areas. For
details about the research projects as well as the formal application
criteria, see

A selection of candidates will be invited for an interview. There will
be two major interview sessions, one in March 2015 and a second one in
June 2015. For being considered for the first interview session, and
possible start in March/April, applications have to arrive by February
15, 2015. Later applications, which are to be considered for the
second interview session and possible start in October, have to arrive
by May 15, 2015.

Applications should be sent by e-mail to
to the coordinators of the doctoral program.