The IAS missions

 The Institute for Advanced Studies of the University of Cergy-Pontoise is compelled to undertake cross-sectional missions and to then contribute to the activities of the laboratories.


The main missions of the IAS are to :

  • promote scientific excellence
  • develop international scientific connections
  • develop cross-disciplinary research programs for he laboratories to go beyond and above their usual disciplinary scope
  • support the scientific activities of the laboratories

To successfully carry out its missions, the IAS has implemented :

  • a program of scientific events by expertise conferences, international congresses, thematic semesters from which a case study is being approached by transdiscipilnary reserach, guest lectures being delivered by IAS fellows for a wider range of public
  • a program of visiting professors of all disciplines, hosted from several weeks to months either by the laboratories of the university of Cergy-Pontoise or within the IAS

Each year, some seventy international scientists have been invited and some thirty scientific events have been organized.