The Department of Computer Science is one of the largest departments in the Faculty of Science at Palacky University. The Faculty of Science is prestigious research and educational institution in the Czech Republic. The Department employs a team of young researchers and lecturers working on the area of information and computer science. The Department provides the students with excellent conditions. The students may use a large, up-to-date library and several labs equipped with the state-of-the-art computers.
After three years ranking fifth the Faculty of Science of Palacký University Olomouc moved to the fourth position in the ranking of the most performing research institution in the Czech Republic in the 2014 government evaluation of the institutions. For the first time the faculty outperformed the Faculty of Science of Masaryk University and got closer to the most performing institutions in the Czech Republic, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics and Faculty of Science of Charles University in Prague and Institute of Physics of the Czech Academy of Sciences.