Both the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the NUS School of Computing are consistently ranked among the best in the world. Our faculty members enjoy highly competitive salaries, ample research funding, moderate teaching loads, excellent facilities and extensive international collaboration opportunities. Our research interests encompass all the major research areas in Computer Science and Information Systems, and we run a thriving PhD programme that attracts the brightest students from the region, and beyond.
Singapore has a longstanding culture of investing in the growth of the sciences and strives to maintain a research-friendly environment. Large national initiatives like the Smart Nation project demonstrate the nation's commitment to the development of computing innovation and technology. Correspondingly, there is extensive support for scientific research, with various funding bodies in Singapore providing an array of grants to support R&D in innovation, engineering and enterprise.
Aside from being a growing epicentre of research and innovation, Singapore is also an internationally renowned business and travel hub. Its inhabitants enjoy high living standards, modern infrastructure, quality education, spectacular food, excellent healthcare and low taxes, in a safe and politically stable country, making it very attractive to international talent. Integrating is easy, with English being the main language in this bustling cosmopolitan city. There is a large expat community and melting pot of local cultures, which has produced a sweet, balanced, blend of east and west, in one convenient location.