Meet the partner

Meet the partner : Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS)

The IASS Potsdam is an institution that gathers together all relevant forms of knowledge from science, society and politics in order to initiate and support a transformation towards sustainable development that is grounded in scientific research.

The purpose of the association is to promote science and research on global sustainability, particularly in the areas of climate change, the Earth system and sustainable development, to train young scientists, and further exchange and dialogue at the intersection of research, politics, civil society and the media.

Founded in 2009 as a registered association, IASS has several researchers from more than 30 different countries working on projects that span the humanities and the natural and social sciences. The researchers pursue interdisciplinary research using innovative methods to find new and actionable solutions to urgent global sustainability questions.