Our research broadly addresses emergent challenges posed to Computer Science and Informatics research, both in their fundamental and applied aspects. We are also engaged in the development of innovative solutions and supporting technology in many societal scenarios, in collaboration with knowledge users.

NOVA LINCS, the front end institution for all research activities hosted by the Department is accredited by FCT/MCTES (Portuguese Science Foundation), and was graded "EXCELLENT" by the most recent evaluation exercise.

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Ligação à sociedade

O Departamento de Informática da FCT NOVA desenvolve actividades de integração com a sociedade, nas suas áreas de competência científica, técnica e de formação avançada, através do estabelecimento de protocolos, parcerias ou contratos, com entidades públicas e ou privadas, empresas, e outras instituições relevantes.

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The Department of Informatics is a pioneer institution in advanced education and research in Computer Science in Portugal, and has already graduated thousands of informatics engineers and computer scientists. We currently host around 800 students enrolled in various programs and courses.

Several of our academic staff are associated to the development of computer science and IT in Portugal, for instance, in the first national connection to the Internet in the 80s, in the graduation of the first PhD degrees, and in the development and consolidation of research and innovation in informatics and computer science.