LEUVEN INSTITUTE FOR
ADVANCED STUDY

The Leuven Institute for Advanced Study (LIAS) gathers scientific insights related to major societal challenges on the basis of interdisciplinary consultation between leading international researchers. Play this video below on this page.

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Book launch: Dementia & Society
Book launch: Dementia & Society
Dementia is increasingly being recognised as a public health priority and one of the greatest challenges we face as a society. This book brings together international experts from different disciplines, including medicine, social psychology, nursing, economics and literary studies. They work together to develop integrative policies focusing on social inclusion and quality of life.

ABOUT LIAS

More about the mission, operations and history of the Leuven Institute for Advanced Study, located at Holland College.

Mission
Mission
Governance
Governance
Holland College
Holland College
LIAS Foundation
LIAS Foundation
Metaforum
Metaforum
History
History

PROJECTS

The following subjects are currently being discussed at LIAS:

Societal Aspects of Climate Change
Societal Aspects of Climate Change
Spring 2022
How do various experts from countries outside Europe look at major challenges related to climate change?

Reporting and Artificial Intelligence
Reporting and Artificial Intelligence
Fall 2022
Artificial Intelligence facilitates the provision of tailor-made information. However, how transparent and correct is this information?
The consequences of an aging population
The consequences of an aging population
Spring 2023
In prosperous countries the trend toward an ever aging population persists, but modern societies are not yet adjusted to this changed situation.
Recent projects

RECENT PROJECTS

Discover LIAS’ most recent projects:

Democracy and Civil Society
Democracy and Civil Society
Spring 2019
At the moment, it feels as if democracy were in crisis. What are the causes and what are the possible solutions?
Societal Aspects of Dementia
Societal Aspects of Dementia
Spring 2018
Approximately 35 million people worldwide suffer from Alzheimer's and dementia. This figure will almost double in the next 20 years.
Bart Pattyn EN

A healthy public debate about important societal challenges requires a common and scientifically sound basis.

Bart Pattyn

Co-Chair LIAS and member Board LIAS Foundation
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