The Institute of Computer Science is a part of Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Technical Science at Pedagogical University of Cracow. The scientific and research activities of the department are mainly oriented on pattern recognition, machine learning, cryptography, applied mathematics and problems of the technology enhanced learning. Additionally, such interdisciplinary fields as robotics, biometrics and biomedical engineering are also developed.
The institute consists of four research laboratories responsible for Computer Physics, Cryptography and Cognitive Informatics, Computer Modelling and Simulation, Applied Informatics and New Media in Education. The academic staff includes more than thirty employees therein twenty five at research positions.