Next conference

STACS 2022 Will take place in Marseille (France), March 15-18, 2021, under the chair of Benjamin Monmege (Aix-Marseille Université) and Petra Berenbrink (Universität Hamburg).

Aim and scope

The STACS conference Symposium on Theoretical Aspects of Computer Science takes place each year since 1984, alternately in Germany and France.

Typical topics of the conference include


The proceedings of STACS from 1984 to 2007 have been published in Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer. Since 2008, the proceedings are published electronically by the Leibniz Center for Informatics in the open access series Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs). You can access the proceedings from this page. The referee process of STACS has a rebuttal phase since 2016, and become double blind since 2020.