The Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) studies the dynamics of scientific research and its connections to technology, innovation and society.
CWTS B.V. (Centre for Science and Technology Studies) is an independent contract research organisation that provides high-quality research performance and evaluation studies.
CWTS is located in the Willem Einthoven Building.
Leiden is a typical university city, hosting the oldest university in the Netherlands (1575). University buildings are scattered throughout the city and 30,000 students (University and University College) give the city a relaxed and vivid atmosphere.