Intelligent Solutions for the Knowledge Society

The German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence, with sites in Kaiserslautern, Saarbrücken, Bremen (with an associated branch in Osnabrück) and a project office in Berlin, is the leading German research institute in the field of innovative software technology. In the international scientific community, DFKI ranks among the most recognized "Centers of Excellence" and currently is the biggest research center worldwide in the area of Artificial Intelligence and its application in terms of number of employees and the volume of external funds.

The DFKI management consists of Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c mult. Wolfgang Wahlster (Technical and Scientific Managing Director, CEO) and Dr. Walter Olthoff (CFO).


The current projects are carried out in the DFKI research departments, research groups and living labs:


DFKI is cooperationg closely with the scientific environment at the respective sites.





EIT ICT Labs Multimodal Computing and Interaction
Software Campus Smart Data Innovation Lab
Academy Cube

DFKI is the only German research institute for Computer Science being a member in the three leading research clusters and co-founder of Software Campus, Academy Cube and Smart Data Innovation Lab.