Where academic tradition
meets the exciting future

Welcome to TUCS!

Turku Centre for Computer Science (TUCS) is a joint research institute of University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University. TUCS conducts basic and applied research in computer science and engineering in four research programmes:

TUCS boasts a long history of high-level achievements of its affiliated researchers, in terms of articles in high-level journals and conferences, high number of citations, invitations to speak in the most important conferences in the field, and memberships in editorial boards of many high-level international journals. TUCS has been a Center of Excellence of Research of the Academy of Finland in the very first round of such centers in Finland, 1995-1999. A unit of TUCS, the Centre for Reliable Software Technology (CREST), has also been a Center of Excellence during 2002-2007. Two  Academy Professors, as well as three FIDIPRO professors have been / are affiliated with TUCS. TUCS is hosting the research activity of Academician Arto Salomaa.

Latest news

9.1.2015 Startup Journey 2015

Boost Turku Startup Journey 2015 application period starts January 15th.

19.12.2014 Spring courses listed

The courses provided by the TUCS Affiliate Departments for all the TUCS students (Master's and Ph.D. students) are listed on the TUCS Course page. The courses will be soon placed to the TUCS Courses Google Calendar too.

27.10.2014 Short course

Part 2 of a short course "Ultra-low-power Electronics" will be conducted during November 12–14, 2014.

23.10.2014 TUCS 20y Distinguished Lecture

On Friday, October 24th, Turing Award winner Joseph Sifakis, EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland will give a TUCS Distinguished Lecture on “From Programs to Systems – Building a Smarter World".

25.8.2014 Autumn courses listed

The courses provided by the TUCS Affiliate Departments for all the TUCS students (Master's and Ph.D. students) are listed on the TUCS Course page, as usual. The courses are also placed on the TUCS Courses Google Calendar.

6.8.2014 TUCS PhD Toolkit on 15.–16.9.

Turku Centre for Computer Science (TUCS) is hosting this fall a course on practical aspects of research and the academic vs. enterprise R&D.

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