70th anniversary
Dies Natalis

International Institute of Social Studies

On the Dies Natalis we will travel through 70 years of ISS history, focusing on how the buildings which have housed ISS have typified and shaped the nature of the institution and are a reflection of the changing thinking about development cooperation.

13 October 2022

Speakers Dies Natalis

Rector prof. Inge Hutter

Angelica Aparicio

Prof. Wim van den Doel

President prof. Ed Brinksma


Anniversary film, aftermovie and registration

Anniversary film - 70 years

Aftermovie Dies Natalis

Registration Dies Natalis

The International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) is an international graduate school of policy-oriented critical social science. It brings together students and teachers from the Global South and the North in a European environment.

Established in 1952 as the International Institute of Social Studies by Dutch universities and the Netherlands Ministry of Education it does research, teaching and public service in the field of development studies and international cooperation. ISS located in The Hague: 'The World’s Legal Capital'. Since 2009 ISS is part of Erasmus University Rotterdam.