Aalto University is known for its world-class research in machine learning. For example, based on the Microsoft Academic Research citation counts Aalto university ranked 1st in Europe (11th in the world) in Machine learning and Pattern recognition, and currently Aalto is #3 in Computer Science in Europe (US News). Aalto runs the Finnish Center for Artificial Intelligence FCAI, Flagship of Research with 250M€ budget for 8 years, and will run the Finland node of the European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems ELLIS from 2020.
Department of Computer Science at Aalto University is one of leading computer science research units in northern Europe, located at Otaniemi campus at Espoo, Finland. With more than 400 employees Department of Computer Science is the biggest department in Aalto University. Department is part of Aalto University School of Science.