Next conference

STACS 2023 will take place from 7 March to 10 March 2023 in Hamburg, Germany, chaired by Petra Berenbrink (Universität Hamburg) and Mamadou Moustafa Kanté (Université Clermont Auvergne) for track A, Anuj Dawar (University of Cambridge) and Patricia Bouyer Décitre (CNRS/Université Paris Saclay) for track B.

Aim and scope

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

Starting from 2023, STACS will consist of two tracks, A and B, to facilitate the work of the program committee(s). Typical topics of the conference include:

Track A:

Track B:


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.