The Department of Computer Science at the University of Torino has been established in 1984 as the transformation of the previous Information Science Institute that was founded in 1971.
The Department hosts all the researchers of the University of Torino that are active in the Computer Science field and is the main supporter of the curriculum in Computer Science that is offered by the Faculty of Mathematical, Physical, and Natural Sciences. The Department also participates in several PhD Programs.
The Department of Computer Science is located within the center "Piero della Francesca" (directions). It consists of offices, lecture halls, library and laboratories.