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Education

Computer programming is a major part of computer science. However, it is only one aspect of a multifaceted area where focus lies on problem solving.

Computer science also cover areas as e.g. computer graphics, image processing, machine learning, knowledge representation, information and interaction technology. The courses and lecturers are often closely linked to the research within computer science. Students majoring in computer science often work with e.g. system development, project management and product development within areas such as technology, medicine, media, design and economy. It is also possible to undertake post graduate studies after graduation.

More information about our range of courses and programs can be found under the links in the menu.

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The pages under the tab "Education" is mainly addressed to those who are thinking of applying for studies at our department

For our students contains information for student currently taking courses at our department.
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Programmes and courses
Programmes and courses

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Study at Computing Science
Study at Computing Science

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Doctoral studies
Doctoral studies

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News

Virginia Dignum one of 50 top AI ethics influencers
Published: 31 May, 2020

Virginia Dignum on the French digital web agency IPFC list of top 50 AI Ethics influencers.

Licentiate thesis on socially intelligent systems
Published: 27 May, 2020

Timotheus Kampik has defended his Licentiate Thesis.

Umeå researchers receive international award for best paper on software agents
Published: 14 May, 2020

Virginia Dignum and Frank Dignum receive best paper award for AAMAS 2020 Blue Sky track.

New professor in AI and privacy
Published: 08 May, 2020

Vicenç Torra is a new professor at the department of Computing Science.

Umeå University statement on European approach for AI
Published: 05 May, 2020

The EU White Paper on AI shall foster a European ecosystem of excellence and trust in AI.