Research Funding

Our research is funded in part by the European Union and the Austrian Science Fund (FWF). Below, you can find out more about our projects and grants.


  • SEQUAM - Symmetries and Entanglement in Quantum Matter (ERC Consolidator Grant)
    SEQUAM has received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (Grant agreement No. 863476).
  • Tensor networks for studies of topological phase transitions (FWF ESPRIT Programme)

    Project lead: Dr. Anna Francuz

    More information on this project can be found here.

  • Entanglement Order Parameters (FWF Quantum Austria Funding Initiative)

    Project lead: 
    Univ.-Prof. Dr. Norbert Schuch

    More information on this project can be found on its info page here.

  • BeyondC - Quantum Information Systems Beyond Classical Capabilities (FWF Special Research Programme)

    Subproject P17:
    Quantum many-body systems and tensor networks for quantum computation

    Project lead P17:
    Univ.-Prof. Dr. Norbert Schuch

    For further information on this project incl. details on the consortium, events, etc., please visit the BeyondC website.

  • Quantum Science Austria - quantA (FWF Cluster of Excellence)


    • Variational Approach to Quantum Dynamics and Entangled State Preparation (core project 102)
    • Entanglement in Fermionic Quantum Matter (core project 134)

    Key Researcher for these subprojects at UNIVIE:

    • Univ.-Prof. Dr. Norbert Schuch

    Team for these subprojects at UNIVIE:

    • Lilith Zschetzsche (core project 102)
    • tba

    For more information on the Cluster of Excellence “Quantum Science Austria”, please visit

    Further details on the above mentioned subprojects can soon be found on this page.

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