University of Surrey

Institute for Communication Systems, University of Surrey


The Institute for Communication Systems at University of Surrey is the UK’s largest and most well-known academic research centre in Mobile and Satellite Communication Systems. It is also a major participant in European Union Information Science and Technology (IST) projects.

Established for over ten years as one of a number of autonomous research centres at the University of Surrey, it now houses some 160 researchers including over 90 undertaking a PhD, post-doctoral researchers and academic staff. CCSR research is focussed on future communication systems including mobile and wireless communications, satellite communications, networking (management, protocols and security).

The University of Surrey is a public research university located within the county town of Guildford, Surrey, in the South East of England, United Kingdom. The university specializes in science, engineering, medicine and business.