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

21.8.2017 Salomaa Biography

The biography of Arto Salomaa: "Arto Salomaa: Äijän näköinen matemaatikko" was launched on June 16, 2017 at 17.30 in lecture hall XVII in the Quantum building of the University of Turku.

18.8.2017 Blockchain seminar series

TUCS is organising a new seminar series on the novel rapidly emerging field called Blockchain, and on its applications.

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.


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