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Our address

  • Department of Computer Science
  • and Information Systems
  • Birkbeck, University of London
  • Malet Street
  • London WC1E 7HX
    +44 (0)20 7631 6700

Location information for members of the department can be found here.

The Department is located in the Birkbeck Main Building, location 1 on our central London map (PDF). The administration office is room 263 on the second floor of the Malet Street extension building. We are part of the School of Business, Economics and Informatics.

Opening hours

The main campus, including the departmental computing labs, is open from 07.00 - 23.45, 7 days a week.

Public transport

Birkbeck is surrounded by tube and mainline rail stations: we are close to Russell Square, Tottenham Court Road, King's Cross St Pancras and Euston - check our interactive map. Many bus routes pass down nearby Gower Street or go via Russell Square. For help with planning your journey to Birkbeck using public transport use the Transport for London Journey Planner.


An extensive network of cycle routes lead to Birkbeck, and there are ample cycle rack facilities around the Malet Street building including a number of lockable cycle bins.


If you are planning your journey by car, please bear in mind congestion charges; our central London location also means that parking facilities are not only limited but may be expensive.

More information about travelling to Birkbeck can be found here.

Campus tours

Campus tours run regularly, details can be found here.