Welcome to the ACP

The Association for Constraint Programming aims at promoting constraint programming in every aspect of the scientific world, by encouraging its theoretical and practical developments, its teachning in the academic institutions, its adoption in the industrial world, and its use in the the application fields.
More about the ACP

About Constraint Programming

We provide a number of resources for you to explore the history and the state of the art of all aspects of computing with constraints.

  • Read about Success Stories of our field.
  • The CP Archive gives you access to the complete database of papers that have been published in the CP conference series.
  • The PhD thesis archive is an initiative to collect and archive PhD dissertations from the field of Constraint Programming.
  • Papers With Impact is a series of articles about classic papers in our field.

ACP EC elections

The ACP is holding elections for its Executive Committee in August 2018. You can find more information on our 2018 EC Elections page.

ACP membership

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Association for Constraint Programming, sign up here!

Upcoming Events


Twenty-Fourth International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming, Lille, France, August 27th to August 31st 2018.