Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI)

College of Science,

Course overview

Computer Science is in the process of moving from software to service ware and therefore from syntax to semantics. DERI Galway is a research institute dedicated to conducting research for creating and connecting the digital society using semantic technology. By performing world-class research in a world-wide network of sister institutes, participating in global standardisation efforts, creating and distributing open-source tools, bringing technologies to the market and to communities, DERI Galway is actively taking the lead in improving the way people and businesses communicate and interact, creating a better life for people in Ireland, the E.U., and abroad.

Programmes available

MSc, full-time and part-time

Entry requirements


Areas of interest

  • Semantic web and social software 
  • Semantic web services 
  • Semantic desktop 
  • Service orientated architecture 
  • Computational linguistics.

Researcher profiles

Contact Us

Hilda Fitzpatrick | Dr. Axel Polleres
T +353 91 495 056+353 91 495 723  

PAC code

MSc (full-time), GYT51
MSc (part-time), GYT52

Current project

Fees for this course

EU: €4,529 p.a. 2016/17

Non-EU: €13,750 p.a. 2016/17

Full time EU Fee €4,529 p.a. 
Part time EU Fee €2,320 p.a.