Doctoral Programs

Ph.D. in Information Systems

Information systems and services are an essential part of our everyday life, be it personal, social, or professional. It is also an invaluable tool for businesses in support of their day-to-day processes, to gather business intelligence, reach strategic decisions, and ultimately foster digital innovation. At all levels public, private or international it is changing our lives.

The Ph.D. program in Information Systems and Services Science is a cutting-edge program, where Ph.D. students will develop fundamental models and theories of these disciplines and will create, design, and prototype information systems and digital services of tomorrow.

Our areas of research cover e-Health, pervasive computing, indoor positioning and indoor navigation, knowledge engineering, GIS, mobile sensors analysis, security and privacy, risk and compliance, Internet of Things, service innovation, formal methods and design, systems evolution, quality and interoperability, autonomous and self-adaptive systems, distributed artificial intelligence, complex systems modelling, trust-based systems, data science and predictive analysis, blockchain, virtual and augmented reality.

Application domains include: transdisciplinary business services, Ambient Assisted Living, services for mobile users, travelling and mobility, gaming, data protection, intelligent documents, digital rights and policy management, e-government services and smart society, finance and banking services, geo-data and smart buildings, smart energy management.

Students enrolled in this program are also automatically members of the CUSO Doctoral School of Informatics. We also welcome and value part-time Ph.D. students. For further information, please contact the program director.

Ph.D. thesis

Please consult our webpage on Research at the Information Science Institute.

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