History

From its inception in 1952 to the present day, ISS can mark itself as a unique and still growing Institution. Being research-led and teaching-based, the collected talent and significant contributions its academics have made in the field of development can be at least partially attributed to the multicultural and close-knit community that has marked the Institution’s history.

 

A Brief History of ISS
This article provides a brief overview of the rich background from which ISS has emerged into what it is today.

Palace Noordeinde in pictures
A visual tour of the first ISS home

ISS Rectors
ISS' organization and development have always been influenced by its successive rectors. An overview of ISS Rectors since the founding of ISS in 1952.