The Centre for Complex Systems Studies (CCSS) brings together the complexity research of Utrecht University. The centre aims at scientific breakthroughs as well as novel solutions for societally relevant issues by approaching existing problems from the perspective of complex systems science. And in addition to the research, a Bachelor’s minor, a Master’s profile and a summer school programme are offered to educate students in complexity. The Centre for Complex Systems Studies harbours talented young researchers as well as renowned scientists and facilitates the collaboration on complexity science over the boundaries of disciplines.


Centre for Complex Systems Studies
4th Floor Minnaert building
Leuvenlaan 4, Utrecht

Coordinator: Dr. ir. Qingyi Feng


5 September 2019
On 5th June, Dr. Jan Kwakkel shared some insights on decision making under deep uncertainty.
2 September 2019
The Swaantje Mondt Fund offers foreign PhD candidates the opportunity to conduct part of their research at the CCSS, deadline extended to 10 November
1 September 2019
Van Den Broeck is a leading international researcher in the field of gravitational waves.


31 October 2019 12:00 - 13:00
leading researcher: Hendrik Nunner
1 November 2019 10:00 - 16:00
We have scheduled a full programme on the occasion of Prof. Peter Turchin's visit, and you also have opportunity to discuss with him further.
14 November 2019 12:00 - 13:00
Leading researcher: Vinzenz Koning, Energy & Resources