The Chair of Algebra and Representation Theory works intensively with various research institutions worldwide. One should highlight the research cooperatives supported by the DFG
- SFB/TRR 195, "Symbolic Tools in Mathematics and their Application"
- SFB/TRR 280, "Design Strategies for Material-Minimised Carbon Reinforced Concrete Structures—Principles of a New Approach to Construction"
- SFB 1481, "Sparsity and Singular Structures"
There are further cooperations with researchers from Bochum, Hannover, Cologne, Magdeburg, Rome, Campinas, Curitiba, Riverside, Lecce, Padua, Leipzig, and Edinburgh.