Host City: Lyon, France
Cambridge is one of the best small cities in the UK, just 60 miles north of London. It's home to the world-famous University of Cambridge, its Colleges, stunning architecture, superb venues, a vibrant cultural scene and acres of green space. Cambridge has been at the centre of world-changing discoveries for centuries. Today it boasts two universities and a progressive and diverse industry landscape. The city is an important centre of enterprise, leading the way in innovation, research, science and technology.
Host Institution: University of Cambridge
The University of Cambridge is a collegiate public research university in Cambridge, England. Founded in 1209 and granted a royal charter by King Henry III in 1231, Cambridge is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world and the world's fourth-oldest surviving university. The history and influence of the University of Cambridge has made it one of the most prestigious universities in the world.
Cambridge is formed from a variety of institutions which include 31 constituent colleges and over 100 academic departments organised into six schools. The university also operates eight cultural and scientific museums as well as a botanic garden.
As of September 2017, Cambridge is ranked the world's second best university by THE World University Rankings, the world's fourth best university by three other ranking tables, and no other institution in the world ranks in the top 10 for as many subjects. The university has educated many notable alumni, including eminent mathematicians, scientists, politicians, lawyers, philosophers, writers, actors and foreign Heads of State. As of 2017, 116 Nobel Laureates, 10 Fields Medalists, 6 Turing Award winners and 15 British prime ministers have been affiliated with Cambridge as students, faculty or alumni.
Venue: Université Lumière Lyon 2
The Department of Computer Science and Technology (The Computer Laboratory) is an academic department within the University of Cambridge that encompasses Computer Science, along with many aspects of Engineering, Technology and Mathematics.
Université Lumière Lyon 2 - Campus Berges du Rhône