The College of Computing and Information Sciences
The College of Computing and Information Sciences (CoCIS) is one of the largest computing and ICT training, information science, research, and consultancy colleges in Africa. It cuts across as a world class College and has maintained its place as an icon of excellence on the continent. It is committed to delivering excellent services in Computing, Library, Records, and Information Sciences and attracts both local and international students. CoCIS boasts of the state-of-the-art infrastructure including lecture theaters, giant computer laboratories, specialized computer laboratories and a college library. Its three buildings can accommodate over 10,000 students in one sitting.
The college is an active center for Research and Outreach. It produces a journal, the International Journal of Computing and ICT Research (IJCIR). It also hosts an annual international conference, the International Conference on Computing and ICT Research (ICCIR). The College is interested in in-depth research in the areas of Machine learning, Security, ICT for development, Model and web-based systems, E-Learning, Mobile computing and communication, Documentary Heritage, Records Management Education, Information Policy and Publishing, Knowledge Management, ICTs for Libraries and LIS Curriculum.
The College is poised to continue being a modal college in Makerere University and the region, by providing first class teaching, learning and research that directly answers to both local and international demands.