Working at SWOV

SWOV offers a good research climate, an open and collegial working atmosphere and the necessary support to help you develop further within your field. SWOV researchers have various academic backgrounds, such as physics, mathematics, psychology, sociology, mechanical engineering and civil engineering.


Open applications

We can regularly use good, enthusiastic researchers. If you are an (experienced) researcher, preferably with a master's degree or higher in civil engineering, mechanical engineering or an exact science, you are cordially invited to send an open application.

So, if you are interested in participating in high-quality road safety research, or if you already have experience in this field, please send an open application with CV and explanation/motivation to Human Resources (


Each year, around 15 interns contribute to SWOV's research. If you are interested in an internship at SWOV, please send your motivation, your CV, and your educational requirements to If we see opportunies for you, we will certainly contact you.

Working at SWOV

"SWOV research is diverse in nature. We analyze accident types in an in-depth studies, we study human behavior in a driving simulator or we calculate policy measures and prepare forecasts. And all according to the highest scientific standards"