The Department of Computer Science aims to:
- Conduct basic and applied research in Computer Science,
- Support and strengthen the Postgraduate Program on Computer Science and Engineering and the various degree programs in UNAM related to this scientific discipline,
- Promote and spread the research field of Computer Science at the national level.
It is composed by researchers and students who focus their work on the development of research projects, both national and international, as well as the development of thesis at the doctoral, masters and bachelor level. It promotes critical analysis of work carried out by an individual or group through research seminars, and through everyday interaction between researchers and students. The organization and participation, by staff of the department in scientific events, both national and international, are supported by the department.