Rooted in Khalifa University’s commitment to world-class research and academic integration, the Department of Computer Science is a hub for innovative education and cutting-edge research in computing. We aim to build strong foundations that align with the UAE’s national priorities and global technological advancements.
Our department offers an extensive curriculum that spans all major areas of computer science, with a special emphasis on AI and data science, intelligent and secure digital systems, and software engineering. Our programs, from undergraduate to PhD levels, are designed to intellectually challenge our students and prepare them for impactful roles in technology, academia, and research sectors. The university has achieved significant rankings internationally. The university aims to maintain a notable 8:1 student-faculty ratio, to provide a personalized approach to education.
Research and Innovation
Our research focuses on interdisciplinary sectors such as artificial intelligence, energy, health, and aerospace, and strategic cross-cutting enablers such as manufacturing. We are at the forefront of computer science research, contributing to areas that are crucial for the UAE’s economic growth and technological platforms. We actively engage with leading industry, government, and academic organizations, fostering partnerships that enrich our research and educational programs. Our strong ties with the tech industry offer unique opportunities for internships, job placements, and staying updated with industry trends. Some partners include but not limited to AWS, Aspire, Edge, and TII.
Our graduates are known for their robust technical skills, ethical awareness, and problem-solving capabilities. They are prepared to become leaders who contribute significantly to the technological landscape, both regionally and globally.
We invite prospective students, collaborators, and academics to explore our department, engage with our vibrant community, and contribute to the dynamic and essential field of computer science.