DIREC is an international flagship centre for digital research with a mission to:

  • Conduct world-class research in new digital technologies
  • Expand research and education capacity in Denmark
  • Create value for Danish society and businesses



DIREC Seminar 2021

The purpose is to give the participants in DIREC the opportunity to get to know each other, both professionally and personally / socially and thus create new networks across the universities and the Alexandra Institute.

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Computer science on top of the agenda!

DIREC is a unique collaboration between the computer science departments at eight Danish universities: DTU, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen Business School, IT University of Copenhagen, University of Southern Denmark, Aarhus University, Aalborg University, Roskilde University, and the Alexandra Institute. 

Our mission is to ensure that Denmark is in front with regard to digital technologies at Danish universities and to meet the huge demand from business and the public sector for highly qualified IT-specialists. 


Research in DIREC is carried out in projects across nine research workstreams and three educational and entrepreneurship workstreams: