Study with us

Are you interested in joining us as a PhD student? Here is some information about why that's a good idea.

Prospective Students

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The Laboratory for Foundations of Computer Science (LFCS) at the University of Edinburgh invites applications for three-year PhD studentships starting in September 2020.

Summer Internships 2020

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A small number of summer internships are available in the Laboratory for Foundations of Computer Science (LFCS). Interns will be assigned to a supervisor to work with them on a research-related project, and will be based in the Informatics Forum.

Current Students

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Meet some of our current PhD students. They share their experiences, aspirations, and advice, so you can get a better view of what PhD study in LFCS is like.


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Thinking about studying for a PhD with us? You're in good company! Our alumni have gone on to distinguished careers in both academia and industry all over the world. Here is a small sample of our more than 250 alumni.

 The following video gives an overview of our research topics.