The nine schools of the University of Tampere will become six faculties from the start of 2017.
The research centers of the School of Information Sciences will be transferring to two new faculties:
Faculty of Communication Sciences:
Faculty of Natural Sciences:
CIS Research Center for Information and Systems
Research and teaching in the School are intended to respond to the increasing demands for information technology in today's society. The School offers teaching and engages in research on the development of new technology and information services based on research findings. Research conducted focuses on the methods and techniques of information organization, processing and use. Research in the School enjoys international respect and appreciation.
The School of Information Sciences hosts three research centers:
For publications see UTA's electronic database of research publications.
The research conducted in the School has been evaluated by external assessments:
In 2007 Computer Sciences research in Finland was assessed by an international group of experts for the Academy of Finland.
In 2004 the research output of all UTA disciplines was evaluated. The full report is here (pdf).