Koninklijk Instituut Van Ingenieurs

Royal Netherlands Society of Engineers


The Royal Netherlands Society of Engineers (KIVI) was founded on 31 August 1847 by three engineers under protection of His Royal Highness Willem Alexander Paul Frederik Lodewijk, Prince of Orange. Nowadays, with over 20,000 members, KIVI is the professional association of engineers in the Netherlands.

KIVI offers its members: communities for specific and multidisciplinary knowledge; a platform for addressing social challenges; the possibility of branding yourself and giving direction to your career; and opportunities to take your career to the next level.