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Higher Institute for Labour Studies


The Higher Institute for Labour Studies (HIVA) is a research institute attached to the Catholic University of Leuven (K.U.Leuven). HIVA's research activities are carried out in support of government policy and focus on problems facing employees, underprivileged and disadvantaged groups, social organisations and movements in society. The research activities are organised into four sectors: (1) Work and Organisation; (2) Education and Labour Market; (3) Social and Economic Policy; and (4) Sustainable Development. Each research sector adopts a multidisciplinary approach to its research activities. Over a period of almost 30 years, HIVA has built up a great stock of experience in many fields, and therefore not surprisingly enjoys national and international renown.

Parkstraat 47 bus 5300
B-3000 Leuven
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