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University College Cork (UCC)

We’re an award-winning institution with a history of independent thinking stretching back over 170 years. UCC is proud to be ranked in the top 2% of universities in the world. Our beautiful university opened its gates to just 115 students in 1849. We now have a student population of over 22,500.



The School of Computer Science and Information Technology, University College Cork is heavily involved in the research of Artificial Intelligence, Data Analytics, & Algorithmics. The main areas of study under this broader theme are:

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Decision Support
  • Optimisation
  • Data Analytics
  • Recommender Systems
  • Machine Learning

Through our contributions to national research centres and projects, and our own internally funded research projects, we deliver high quality research, the results of which will shape the thinking and progress in each of these areas worldwide.

The department is part of the following national research centres:

  • AI CRT: Irish National Centre for research and training on AI
  • Confirm; Irish National Centre on smart manufacturing and industry 4.0
  • Connect; Irish National Centre on smart networks Enable;
  • Insight : National centre on AI and data analytics


College Rd, University College, Cork

Involved in following Projects


Stairwai project targets to provide a service for matchmaking for SMEs and low tech SMEs to onboard them into AI4EU and provide them AI assets, experts, knowledge and open a new dimension on hardware resource providers