External contacts are of utmost importance for a lively academic climate.
On this page, you will find an overview of our external partner institutes and research networks we participate in.


The list below contains collaborative research networks in which our researchers are involved. Clicking the links will lead you to the homepages of these research networks.

Politics and Culture in Europe
COMPASSS Systematic Cross-case analysis
EHESS Europhil: Les philanthropes en Europe et la vulnérabilité sociale (1880-1920)
EUDO Citizenship Observatory
ReNEUAL. Research network on EU Administrative Law
Jean Monnet Research Network on EU-Asia Relations
DEUBAL network
Maastricht University Science, Technology and Society
Society for Social Studies of Science (4S)
Society for the History of Technology (SHOT)
European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST)
History of Science Society (HSS)
Society for Philosophy and Technology (SPT)
Philosophy of Science Association (PSA)
Association of Internet Researchers (AOIR)
Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)
Society for the Study of Nanoscience and Emerging Technologies (SNET)
European Network for Cinema and Media studies
Regional studies Association, Mega-Events, REgional Development and Regeneration Research Network
Genomics network
Regional Studies Association Research network on Mega-Events & Regional Development
Research Network "Sound in Media Culture: Aspects of a Cultural History of Sound"
Tensions of Europe
How States Account for Failure in Europe (HOWSAFE)
MILESECURE2050 - Multidimensional aspects of the low-carbon European strategy on energy security, and socio-economic dimensions up to 2050 perspective
Arts, Media and Culture
The International Research Society for Children's Literature (IRSCL)
The Society for Literature, Science and Art (SLSA)
The Historical Association of South Africa (HASA)
German Studies Association (GSA)
Association for the Study of Nationalities (ASN)
The German Association for Applied Image Studies (Angewandte Bildwissenschaften)
The German Association of Semiotics (DGS)
The German Association for Media Studies (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Medienwissenschaft)
Maatschappij der Nederlandse Letterkunde
The International Society for the History of Rhetoric
The Leonardo da Vinci Society, London
European Network in Ageing Studies
Platform for the Cultural History of Children's Media (PLACIM)
HAR (Histoire des Arts et des Représentations)
GEMCA (Group for Early Modern Cultural Analysis)
Network for Conservation of Contemporary Art Research (NeCCAR)
Network for PhD candidates and postdoctoral researchers in conservation of contemporary art
Research Network Gender in anti-semitism, neo-Orientalism and Occidentalism (RENGOO)
European network in Aging Studies
North-American Network in Aging Studies
Marie Curie Innovative Training Network NACCA
Globalisation, Transnationalism and Development

 Partners and Collaborators

The list below provides links to groups with whom we regularly collaborate in research, sometimes in funded projects, and sometimes more informally by, for example, organising workshops or preparing edited collections or writing reports. Clicking the links will lead you to the homepages of these partners / collaborators.

Politics and Culture in Europe
University of Loughborough
Cambridge University
Sciences Po Paris
Université Libre Bruxelles
Universiteit Leuven
Universität Mannheim
Universität Köln
Central European University (Budapest)
Leibniz-Institut für Europäische Geschichte Mainz
European Research Centre at Birmingham University
EU Centre at Pusan National University (ROK)
Kansai EU Centre (JP)
School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Melbourne
European Journalism Centre
Maastricht University Science, Technology and Culture
University Hospital Maastricht
Rathenau institute
Maastricht Municipality
Province of Limburg
Centre for Urban and Regional Development Studies, University of Birmingham
COSMOPOLIS, Free University Brussels
Institute for the Study of European Transformations (ISET)
Council of Europe. Department of Culture and Natural Heritage
National Fund for Scientific Research (FNRS), University of Liège
Institut d'Urbanisme de Grenoble
Department of Spatial Planning, TU Dortmund
Faculty of Technology, Policy & Management, Section Information & Communication Technology, Delft University
Faculty of Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences, Department ofTechnology, Innovation & society, Eindhoven University
Harris Miller Miller & Hanson
Amsterdam Museum
Institut für Phsyik und Chemie und ihre Didaktik, Universität Flensburg
National Institute for Experimental Arts, University of New South Wales
Department of Sociology, Cornell University
Department of Sociology, Philosophy and Anthropology, Exeter University
Art History & Communication Studies, McGill University
Zentralinstitut fur Weiterbildung, University of the Arts, Berlin
Arts, Media and Culture
Rijksdienst Cultureel Erfgoed
Province of Limburg
Research Institute Arck
Museum Boymans-Van Beuningen Rotterdam
Centraal Museum Utrecht
Museum De Lakenhal Leiden
Arts and Genomics Centre (Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences, UvA, Amsterdam)
Université de Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense
Université de Louvain-la-neuve
Tate London
Museo de Novecento Milan Grup Dedal-Lit
University of Lleida (ES)
Linköping University (SE)
University of Basel (CH)
University of Sussex (UK)
University of Cologne (GER)
Leuphana University of Lüneburg (GER)
University of Vienna (AT)
Danube University Krems (AT)
Open University of Catalonia (ES)
New York University
New York University Abu Dhabi (UAE)
University of Hasselt (NL)
KU Leuven (BE)
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (US)
University of Potsdam (GER)
University of Toronto (CD)
Diakonhjemmet University College Oslo (NO)
University of Ghent (BE)
University of Leiden (NL)
Kansas State University (US)
University of Notre Dame (US)
King's College London (UK)
University of Freiburg (GER)
University of Copenhagen (DK)
University of Newcastle (UK)
Globalisation, Transnationalism and Development
Centre for Migration Studies, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana
Département des sciences de la Population et du Développement, Universite Catholique Louvain,-la-Neuve, Belgium
The Graduate School of NGO StudiesKyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea
Institute for Statistical, Social and Economic Research, University of Ghana
Institute for Social Sciences, University of Lisbon, Portugal
Institut National d'Etudes Demographiques (INED), Paris, France
Department of Political and Social Sciences, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain
Department of Demography, Ile-Ife University, Nigeria
International Development Studies, Sussex University, United Kingdom
Department of Sociology, Kalyani University, West Bengal, India
Fafo Institute for Applied International Studies
Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana
Institute of Demography, , Université Catholique de Louvain-la-Neuve
Département des sciences de la population et du développement. Université de Kinshasa
Department of Political and Social Sciences, Socio-Demography Research Group. Universitat Pompeu Fabra.
International and European Forum of Migration Research.
Sussex Centre for Migration Studies.