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Institute of Advanced Studies

The Institut for Advanced Studies (IHS) is a non-university, highly visible and well-connected research centre in the economic and social sciences, which develops issues in dialogue with politics and science and provides both scientific and policy-relevant contributions. Its scientists work in an application-oriented manner on issues that are geared to current social challenges and anticipate future policy-relevant issues.

Private sector consultancies in particular do not have the opportunity or expertise to offer this independent research work at a high level. Conversely, university research cannot always provide the necessary bundling and interdisciplinary research that is needed. The IHS combines economic and social science disciplines under one roof and organises its research in thematically oriented, agile research units. It is a reliable, independent partner for politics and society and provides policy-relevant and scientifically sound expertise in selected longer-term topics.

Thus, the IHS has been active for a long time, especially in research on citizen science. We are therefore very pleased to have IHS as a very competent partner in this area of research in the Citizen Science Network Austria.

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Short News

  • Many new calls have been added to our "open calls" page. Take a look, maybe you will find a call for your project!

    Tuesday, 08 June 2021
  • Not only since Corona have more and more people been asking themselves the question: How can I design a presentation so that it is an open educational resource? In our new workshop in July you will learn exactly that. Swing by and sign up while there are still places available.

    Tuesday, 01 June 2021
  • We are very pleased to present the Österreich forscht platform this evening in an Universum Spezial "One World - Millions of Species"! Take a look and learn how you can protect biodiversity in Austria yourself.

    Tuesday, 25 May 2021

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