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Nobel laureate 2016 Jean-Pierre Sauvage joins the Governing Board of USIAS

Professor Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Nobel Prize laureate in Chemistry 2016, has been named USIAS...

Kyoto Lecture: Origin of the human mind viewed from the study of chimpanzees

On 30 November 2016, the first Kyoto Lecture will take place. Professor Tetsuro Matsuzawa, a...

Sylviane Muller awarded the Grand Prix Léon Velluz

On 22 November 2016 the French Academie des Sciences has awarded the Grand Prix Léon Velluz 2016 to...

Alexandre Charlet awarded the Prix Maurice Girard

The research of Alexandre Charlet, a young CNRS researcher at the Institute of Cellular and...


What is USIAS?

The University of Strasbourg Institute for Advanced Study (USIAS) aims to support innovative, original research, and to enable reflection and synthesis at the highest level.

The Institute consists of up to 15 USIAS Chairs who constitute the governing board of the institute, and of up to 25 USIAS Fellows per year from different countries, who are selected to work on inspired research projects via an annual call for proposals. USIAS covers all scientific fields and offers a highly multi-disciplinary environment conducive to new insights and ideas.

USIAS is a flagship project of the Excellence Initiative (IdEx) of the University of Strasbourg, and is part of the national strategy for Investments in the Future (Investissement d'avenir) of France.

Investissements d'Avenir