Research themes

The International Institute of Social Studies has identified four cross-cutting themes which integrate the Institute's research efforts. The four themes reflect our research strengths and are at the heart of important international political and societal debates.

Our four cross-cutting themes

Social Protection and Inequality research theme

Reducing poverty and vulnerability

Social protection and inequality research
Melting ice pack - climate change

Environment and Climate Change research theme

Conserving natural resources for sustainable development

Environment and climate change research

Conflict and Peace research theme

Why and how conflicts occur and how to achieve peace

Conflict and peace research

Migration and Diversity research theme

The transformations of national societies and global society

Migration and diversity research