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Institute for Advanced Study (IAS)

Where outstanding researchers bridge disciplines, scales and paradigms in their pursuit of new knowledge for complex problems
Nobel Laureate Ben Feringa on IAS Scientific Advisory Board
Complexity and Public Policy
What constitutes the relationship between the fields of complexity and that of public policy?
Fellowship programme
A fellowship gives you the time and space to focus on a challenging interdisciplinary research topic. You will collaborate in an inspiring setting with other IAS fellows and researchers. Join us!

Mission

We aim to create new knowledge and develop interdisciplinary methodology to find solutions for complex scientific and societal challenges.

Research

We use an integrated systems approach to study what kind of interventions will produce what type of outcome in complex challenges, like health, crime, market stability, and the energy transition.

People

The IAS community includes research fellows, external faculty, visiting researchers, researchers in residence and a small team of staff.
Support us
Give talented researchers the gift of time! Your donation will allow us to award more fellowships and help create the right conditions for new ideas and unexpected discoveries to flourish.