Research & Studies


Driving Sustainable Development and Cultural Heritage Preservation KRAFT, the flagship project of the Institute of Advanced Studies Kőszeg (iASK), is dedicated to sustainable regional redevelopment and the preservation and management of cultural heritage. The mission is to facilitate innovative and interdisciplinary research while promoting effective cooperation among socio-economic stakeholders. It is through practical applicability and […]

Environmental Science

Environmental science research at iASK covers a wide range of topics, with a strong emphasis on understanding and conserving the natural environment. A multidisciplinary approach addresses various aspects of environmental science, including in-depth land research. The objective is to assess natural resources, understand their functions, and analyze the intricate interplay between ecosystems and human activities. […]

Regional Studies

Interdisciplinary Approach to Researching Regions in Transformation At the Institute of Advanced Studies Kőszeg (iASK), a primary research goal is to comprehend the diverse and ever-evolving nations and regions in Central and Southeastern Europe. Multidisciplinary research provides valuable insights into the social, economic, political, and cultural dynamics that shape these regions, as well as identifying […]

Complexity Studies

The Dynamics of Interconnection in the 21st Century At the Institute of Advanced Studies Kőszeg (iASK), a strong emphasis is placed on an interdisciplinary approach that incorporates complexity studies to unravel the intricacies of contemporary problems. This research seeks to understand the interconnectedness and dynamic nature of complex systems, encompassing both natural and social environments. […]

Digital Society Research

Exploring Artificial Intelligence, Digital Ethnography, and Online Activism In an era defined by rapid technological progress, societies have undergone unprecedented transformations across ecological, economic, political, and social realms. The pervasive influence of technology, from the reach of social media platforms to the immersive experiences offered by virtual and augmented reality, is shaping our lives in […]

Land Research

Core Fields: Land Use Planning: Shaping Sustainable Land Development Human Impacts on Land Resources: Evaluating Environmental Footprints Land-based Ecosystem Services: Understanding Ecological Functions Sustainable Land Use: Promoting Responsible Resource Management Land Resources Conservation: Preserving Land Quality Environmental Informatics: Integrating Data for Informed Decision-making Land Policy: Influencing Regulations and Guidelines Environmental Law: Navigating Legal Frameworks for […]

Water Research

Sustainable Water Resources and Management at iASK The water research initiatives center around the sustainable management of water resources, with a focus on agricultural water resources development. Water, as a vital and finite resource, requires responsible utilization to ensure the well-being of ecosystems and human societies. Interdisciplinary  innovative strategies and technologies are explored to address […]

Climate Change Adaptation

Evolutionary Perspectives on Adaptation and Global Survival The Institute of Advanced Studies Kőszeg (iASK) is dedicated to innovative climate change research, recognizing the urgent challenge of adapting to a changing climate and developing global survival strategies. From the perspective of evolutionary biology, research explores the profound implications of climate change on ecological systems and human […]