Institute for Communication Systems

Welcome to the Institute for Communication Systems, one the UK's largest and most well-known academic research centres in information and communications technology.

Key areas

We are working in key areas such as artificial intelligence, satellite communications, 'internet of things,' connected vehicles, mobile communications, drone communications and large intelligent surfaces, that aim to use context to enable advanced communications capabilities that will provide an unparalleled user experience.

5G Innovation Centre

The 5G Innovation Centre brings together leading academics and key industry partners in a shared vision to help define and develop the 5G infrastructure.

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We offer numerous masters courses as well an Information and Communication Systems PhD. We have numerous partnerships with businesses around the globe and are always looking to work with national partners.

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Institute for Communication Systems
James Clerk Maxwell building
University of Surrey