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We are a member of several research networks and collaborate with various partner institutes.

University-Based Institutes for Advanced Study (UBIAS)

We are member of the worldwide network of University-Based Institutes for Advanced Study (UBIAS) and currently exploring to set up research partnerships with some sister institutes from the UBIAS network.

Statistics Netherlands (CBS)

We have a strategic partnership with Statistics Netherlands (CBS) on 'Complexity Science for Official Statistics'. Together we work on model-driven data acquisition, which serves as input for model-driven decision support, in various application domains.  


We are exploring a new collaboration with the UNESCO Management of Social Transformations (MOST) Programme on issues of complexity and integrative policy-making. MOST aims to strengthen the knowledge-policy nexus and to enhance social change that puts people at the centre. It tackles multi-dimensional and complex agendas, with a strategic focus on reducing inequalities.

Complexity science network and institutes

We represent the University of Amsterdam in the Netherlands Platform Complex Systems (NPCS). IAS-affiliate Michael Lees is co-chair of the NPCS.

We collaborate with the following international institutes on complex systems research: