School of Informatics

Our reputation

The University of Edinburgh is one of the best in the world and its School of Informatics amongst the best in Europe and the UK.

Graduation in McEwen Hall

The University of Edinburgh

Based on the quality and breadth of its research, the 2014 REF placed Edinburgh fourth in the UK and first in Scotland.

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The School of Informatics

The School of Informatics is the largest Informatics research centre in Europe and it is currently ranked 25th and 26th in the world for Computer Science

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. You can read more about the research in the school of Informatics below:

Research in the School of Informatics

With over 280 academic and research staff and over 2,000 students, the School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh is the largest Computer Science department in the UK and one of the largest in Europe.

Brief History of Informatics