External Boards


Meeting of the Scientific Advisory Board and Board of Trustees, 8 Sep 2017.

Scientific Advisory Board 

World renowned scientists that give advice on the scientific direction of the IAS, and assist in establishing strategic (inter)national connections:

Bertil Andersson

President at the Nanyang Technological University / former Chief Executive of the European Science Foundation in Strasbourg 

Robbert Dijkgraaf 

Director and Leon Levy Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton / Distinguished University Professor at the UvA

David Krakauer 

President and William H. Miller Professor of Complex Systems at the Santa Fe Institute

Helga Nowotny

Professor emerita Social Studies of Science at ETH Zurich / former President of the European Research Council / chair of the ERA Council Forum Austria

Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees acts as a sounding board for the Directors, and assists in building a credible and authoritative position between science and society:

Eberhard van der Laan 

Mayor of Amsterdam

Alvin Roth 

Nobel Prize Laureate, the Craig and Susan McCaw Professor of Economics at Stanford University / the Gund Professor of Economics and Business Administration Emeritus at Harvard

Sir Ratan N. Tata

Entrepreneur and philanthropist / Honorary Doctor of the UvA 

Published by  UvA Institute for Advanced Study

15 September 2017