About the department

The Department of ISS: Cultural Diversity & Youth focuses its teaching and research on two main themes: migration and ethnic relations and subjects relating to the theme of youth.

Contact
Phone: 030 253 4964
Department Manager
Phone: 030 253 5559
Head of Department
Professor

Martinus J. Langeveld building

Martinus J. Langeveldgebouw
Address: 
Heidelberglaan 1, 3584 CS Utrecht, The Netherlands

Tel: +31 30 253 47 00 (reception)

Opening hours: 
Mon7:15-22:00
Tue7:15-22:00
Wed7:15-22:00
Thu7:15-22:00
Fri7:15-20:30
SatClosed
SunClosed
Research

Within the main theme of Migration and Ethnic Relations, we conduct research into:

  • international migration;
  • integration and cultural assimilation of immigrants and ethnic minorities;
  • cultural diversity and ethnic relations and conflicts.

Within the main theme of Youth, we conduct research into:

  • current social and cultural developments and their implications for day-to-day life and the cultural lifestyle of young people and young adults;
  • social networks of young people and their influence on their well-being and friendship relationships;
  • the development of psychosocial problems in adolescence and in relation to the social and cultural context.
Staff

The staff website includes extensive information about the staff in the department.