International Institute of Social Studies
As an international academic agency the Institute of Social Studies (ISS) accumulates and exchanges knowledge and know-how on human aspects of processes of economic and social change. The ISS works with and for a multicultural community, in a critical and pluralistic, interdisciplinary and comparative approach based on a rich experience with development and transition processes. The ISS aims at widening civil participation in the process towards just and sustainable development in the context of global change. ISS is active in teaching, research and projects and advisory services.