Department of Computer Science

Our department

Welcome to the University of Auckland's Department of Computer Science, the country's largest, most diverse, and most accomplished. The department was founded in 1981. It now has more than 50 academic staff and 80 research students, and an ever-growing cohort of undergraduates.

The University of Auckland is ranked in the top 100 in the world for Computer Science, according to the 2017 QS World University Rankings.

  • Welcome from the HOD

    Professor Robert Amor is pleased to welcome you to our Department.

  • Contact/find us

    Find out where we are and how to contact us.

  • External recognition

    The Department is proud to congratulate staff and students who have been recognised nationally or internationally.

  • Computing History Displays

    The Department takes pride in preserving the heritage of computing.

  • Visitors to the Department

    Each year numerous academic staff from other universities worldwide make extended visits here. If you wish to join them, please follow this procedure.

  • Seminars

    Seminars and talks are frequently hosted by the Department and associated research groups. Staff and students are warmly invited to attend.

  • Computer Science Sculptures

    "Mainframe" is a kinetic sculpture that can add two 2 bit binary numbers to give their 3 bit sum. It is one of three sculptures by the New Zealand artist Leigh Christensen housed in the Department of Computer Science.

  • Gibbons Lecture Series

    The Department hosts an annual series of lectures intended to describe ongoing research in Computer Science to a wider public.