CIdS conducts and supports research projects focusing on a variety of topics of inter- and cross-disciplinary nature in Humanities and Social Sciences. It also seeks to stimulate a polylogue between Humanities, Social Sciences and Natural Sciences. 

Currently, CIdS is active in the following broad research fields: 

  • Area Studies (European, East European, Eurasian and Asian Studies)
  • Education 
  • International Cooperation and Regional Integration Processes
  • Law in Context 
  • Legal Studies and Arts and Humanities
  • Linguistics and Communication 
  • Social Sciences in a Dialogue with Arts, Literature and Philosophy  
  • Society and Technology 
  • Transitology (legal, political, social and economic contexts of changes in societies in transition)