Department of Information Technology

About the department

The Department of Information Technology conducts education and research in Computer Science and Information Technology

Brief facts 2019

A few numbers characterising the Department of Information Technology, fourth largest at Uppsala University.

  • Turnover approx. 286 million
  • 4,600 students annually
  • 14 programs of study, a total of 150 course offerings per academic year
  • 109 teachers and researchers, including 33 full professors
  • 129 active PhD students
  • 19 PhD and 4 licentiate degrees in 2018
  • 300 employees, including PhD students (4th largest at UU)

Education and research of top international quality!

The Department of Information Technology conducts education and research in Computer Science and Information Technology. We cover a wide range of issues, from construction of computer systems, via programming of computers, storage and handling of data, to information retrieval and methods for applying computers in a variety of contexts. The activities are grouped into five themes: Computer Systems, Computing Science, Scientific Computing, Systems & Control and Visual Information & Interaction. Each of these themes is in itself a major subject area, where we conduct basic research and drive projects with links to applications in for example Engineering, Biology, Medicine, Economy and Psychology. The broad scientific foundation is reflected in a large number of collaborations across academic disciplines as well as with industry and the public sector.
In addition to research and education, the department is hosting the "Swedish National Infrastructure for Computing" (SNIC) that coordinates national resources for high-performance computing and data storage, distributed over local centra at six Swedish universities. In addition the department hosts Uppsala's local SNIC center, UPPMAX.

Updated  2019-01-31 13:59:31 by Kajsa Örjavik.