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.

We now have online a graphical statistics of TUCS Publication Database. Click here to see the graph! The statistics display the annual development in the amount of articles in the database. Most significantly, the statistics display the collaboration in publications between the TUCS affiliated organisations.

Latest news

10.2.2016 TUCS Seminar

This spring, TUCS is hosting a seminar on "Thinking and computing: machines and humans", organized jointly by Department of Mathematics and Statistics and Department of Philosophy, Contemporary History and Political Science of University of Turku.

27.10.2015 TUCS Short Courses Call

TUCS Short Course funding application round is opened, with the deadline on Friday, 6.11.2015.

Funding application should contain the following information:

  • course description / contents
  • components
  • amount of credits
  • times and lecture halls
  • name of the contact person for the course
  • name of the lecturer (if not the same as the contact person)
  • budget for the course (accommodation, fees etc.)

26.10.2015 Gaddpriset to Johan Lilius

We are glad to announce that Professor Johan Lilius (Abo Akademi University, leader of the TUCS Embedded Systems Laboratory and former director of TUCS) was awarded the "Gaddpriset 2015" at the Abo Akademi Research Day 23.10.2015 by Chancellor Prof. Ulrika Wolf-Knuts.

The "Gaddpriset", named after the first professor in chemistry at Abo Akademi Pehr Adrian Gadd, is awarded within the Faculty of Science and Engineering.

12.8.2015 PoDoCo matchmaking

Post Docs in Companies (PoDoCo) matchmaking event on August 27th at Open Innovation House, Espoo. Now it is time to bring companies and Post docs together!

Fill in your PoDoCo Post Doc profile here and register to the event here. Registration to the event should be done latest on August 21st.


23.7.2015 Google Calendar updated

We have now updated the Fall 2015 courses in the TUCS Courses Google Calendar.

7.7.2015 TUCS Short Course

Embedded Computer and Electronic Systems research unit is organizing a short course on "Memory Systems" during Aug. 19th - Aug. 21st. The course will be given by Prof. Onur Mutlu from Carnegie Mellon University.

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