Research centers & institutes

Institute for Economic and Environmental Policy (IEEP) specializes in environmental governance and the regional development. It undertakes regulatory impact analysis, cost-effectiveness, cost-benefit and institutional analyses on different topics and micro-simulates policy change impacts. The focus is on practical use of the results in decision-making. Find out more on:

The Institute for Community and Settlement Development (Forpolis) deals with topics influencing the development of municipalities, and the impacts of such development on the state of the surrounding nature. It focuses on all players of regional development (representatives, clerks, processors of strategic and development documents). It popularizes expert topics and raises awareness among the laic as well as the expert public.

Center for Behavioral Studies REGBES is specialized in behavioral economics. Its members organize social experiments with the use of the behavioral lab opened in 2020. 

Institute for Critical Thinking focuses on interdisciplinary dialog among philosophers, economists, psychologist and regional developers. Its key topics are value creation in society, holistic approach to complex social phenomena and integrated municipal development. It aims at cooperation of the university with the non-profit sector and civil society representatives.