Foundations of Software Technology and Theoretical Computer Science (FSTTCS) is the premier international computer science conference in India, and takes place each year in December since 1981. It is organised by IARCS, the Indian Association for Research in Computing Science, in association with ACM India. The FSTTCS conference is a forum for presenting original results in foundational aspects of Computer Science and Software Technology.

Next conference

FSTTCS 2021 will be held during December 15–17, 2021, with workshops on December 14, 2021 and December 18, 2021.

Click here to access past editions of FSTTCS.

Bid for FSTTCS 2022

Those interested in hosting FSTTCS 2022 can place their bids by filling out this online application form. The deadline is October 15, 2021.


The proceedings from 1984 till 2007 have been published by Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer. Since 2008, the proceedings are published electronically as part of the Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics.

FSTTCS proceedings are available for free since 2008, as part of the Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics. Click on the links below to browse and search for papers in each individual year.