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At CWI, there are 15 individual research groups. They focus on the following key areas:

75 years of CWI

This year, CWI is celebrating! 75 Years ago, the institute opened its doors. It has a long history in cutting edge research, as the birthplace of the open Internet in Europe, the Dijkstra shortest path algorithm, Python and much more.

Research Groups

Research within CWI is organized in 15 research groups. We conduct pioneering research in mathematics and computer science, generate new knowledge and convey it to industry and society.

Research Themes

CWI conducts pioneering research in mathematics and computer science. Our research is focused on four areas: algorithms, data and intelligent systems, cryptography and security, and quantum computing.

Semester Programme

CWI is a meeting place for the mathematics and computer science community in the Netherlands. Join our semester programme activities and visit our research institute.