School of Informatics

About us

Introductory information on the School of Informatics.


A brief overview of the school and the key areas we are involved in including research, teaching and commercialisation.

What is Informatics?

The study of the structure, the behaviour, and the interactions of natural and engineered computational systems.

Work with us

Join us and we will help you to make the most of the opportunities we offer.

Research excellence

We produced more world-leading and internationally excellent research (4* and 3*) than any other university in the UK in the REF 2014 assessment for computer science and informatics.


Informatics social media channels and videos.


The School of Informatics is located on Crichton Street, part of the central area of the University in the City of Edinburgh.

Contact us

Please direct any enquiries to the relevant department.