The Department is engaged in a number of major research projects which are co-funded by external institutions such as the FWF (the Austrian Science Funds), the Austrian Ministry of Science and Research, or EU institutions EU. This page is also meant to provide a forum for research groups at the department to introduce themselves as well as their work. However, there are also a number of smaller projects run by individual researchers or small groups of staff members. In addition, there is a lively number of PhD students who are also presenting their projects.