Research at the Institute is structured around a research program, usually conducted over a period of six years. What they all have in common is the futures perspective and the fact that they are all interdisciplinary, involving researchers from several disciplines. Today you will find researchers at the institute from disciplines such as sociology, mathematics, economics, and philosophy.

The Institute’s research partly is financed with governmental funds and partly with grants received from research councils and other funding agencies.

Our current research program "Humanity's path forward - democracy, technology, society, and future generations" encompasses four themes - find them below.

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Research areas

Future generations

Democracy's problems and possibilities

The societal impact of new technologies

The socially sustainable society

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