IOS-stream Behaviour & Institutions

We adopt an interdisciplinary approach, combining excellent research in psychology with public administration, economics, law, sociology and linguistics

We aim to contribute to the quality of public institutions and their policies relating to important contemporary societal issues. We will do so from a specific perspective: the combination and integration of behavioral and institutional insights, approaches and knowledge. We adopt an interdisciplinary approach, combining excellent research in psychology with public administration, economics, law, sociology and linguistics. We focus on research in collaboration with important societal stakeholders, leading to applications and new scientific insights that adhere to the highest academic standards, which is simultaneously of immediate relevance to societal stakeholders.

We are currently..

.. establishing a scientific community, embedded in a network of policy makers, stakeholders and public institutions

.. fostering education and knowledge dissemination in behavioral sciences, public policy and administration

.. facilitating the formation of consortia and applications for research grants and external funding  in conjunction with societal partners