Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik GmbH (English: Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz Center for Informatics) pursues its mission of furthering world class research in computer science by facilitating communication and interaction between researchers. The objective of Schloss Dagstuhl is to
- promote basic and application-oriented research in the field of informatics,
- to support advanced, scientific vocational training and to further education in the field of informatics,
- to promote the transfer of knowledge between research into informatics and application of informatics,
- and to operate an international forum and research institute for informatics.
Including and thus promoting young talents is seen as an important part of our efforts, so is promoting the exchange of knowledge and findings between academia and industry.
Schloss Dagstuhl was founded in 1990 and quickly became established as one of the world’s premier meeting centers for informatics research. Since the very first days of Schloss Dagstuhl, the seminar and workshop meeting program has always been the focus of its programmatic work. In recent years, Schloss Dagstuhl has expanded its operation and also has significant efforts underway in bibliographic services (the dblp computer science bibliography) and in open access publishing.
The non-profit center is a member of the Leibniz Association and receives joint federal and state funding in Germany.