Computing science includes theoretical and practical knowledge of programming, computer systems, operating systems and computer communication. It is a fundamental science with roots in mathematics, physics and electrical engineering.
The University is investing long-term on research in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems.
Umeå University will host a SEK 660 million initiative by the Wallenberg Foundations for research in AI.
An additional SEK 20 million is invested by the Government in AI competence.