The Institute for Computer Science and Control (SZTAKI)




Address: Hungary, H-1111 Budapest, Kende u. 13-17


The Institute for Computer Science and Control (SZTAKI), founded in 1964 as a member of the state-owned chain of institutions, has nearly 300 full-time employees, including about 80 with Ph.D. The Institute gained a worldwide reputation in computer science, systems- and control theory, engineering and business intelligence, machine perception and human-computer interaction. SZTAKI has applied results for the vehicle industry and transport, production informatics and logistics, energy and sustainable development, security and surveillance, Big Data analytics, networks, distributed computing and the Future Internet. The institute is Centre of Excellence in Information Technology, Computer Science and Control of the European Union since 2001. As the first institute from the Central Eastern European region, ERCIM (European Research Consortium of Informatics and Mathematics) granted full membership to SZTAKI in 1994. Since 2010, SZTAKI hosts the Fraunhofer-SZTAKI Project Centre for Production Management and Informatics (PMI). SZTAKI is the founding leader of the Artificial Intelligence National Laboratory, the Autonomous Systems National Laboratory, the Hungarian node of the Research Data Alliance (HRDA), and the ELKH Cloud research infrastructure.