DIREC - Digital Research Centre Denmark

Epicentre for accelerating research, business and education in digital technologies in Denmark

By engaging DIREC you will

  • get access to the strongest computer science research groups
  • expand your network of world-class talent in Denmark
  • strengthen computer science research and innovation in society.


world-class research increasing capacity research-based innovation

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. 


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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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Digital Tech Summit 2021

Digital Tech Summit brings together over 5,000 decision ­makers, engineers, companies, academia, startups, investors, and ­students, redefining tech leadership the digital sustainable tech transformation in industry and ­society.

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