Turku Institute for Advanced Studies (TIAS)

Turku Institute for Advanced Studies (TIAS) promotes cutting-edge university research in humanities and social sciences. It is a joint enterprise between the faculties of Humanities, Education, Social Sciences and Law and Turku School of Economics, founded in 2008. TIAS aims to establish a community of interdisciplinary researchers dedicated to research excellence.

Interdisciplinary research excellence
We recruit researchers who embrace a wide variety of research topics within the humanities and social sciences and who are committed to interdisciplinary research.

TIAS researcher Juha Salmitaival examines how people could get their cognition under control

Technologies allow participation and learning on nature

TIAS is the best medicine againts academic tunnel vision

Historian draws the map of romanticism

An engaged researcher is searching for social change

Relics materialise memory