Instituto de Ciências Sociais, Universidade de Lisboa (Portugal)

The Instituto de Ciências SociaisUniversidade de Lisboa (ICS-ULisboa) is an internationally renowned multidisciplinary university institution that produces scientific knowledge on contemporary societies. ICS-ULisboa treasures the values of scientific autonomy, intellectual openness, diversity, and institutional cooperation in its three main areas of activity: 1) Research, 2) Postgraduate programmes, and 3) Outreach.

The research that ICS-ULisboa undertakes falls under the disciplinary areas of Social and Cultural Anthropology, Political Science, Economics, Human Geography, History, Social Psychology, and Sociology. ICS-ULisboa has seven Research Groups: Environment, Territory and Society; Sociopolitical Attitudes and Behaviours; Identities, Cultures, Vulnerabilities; Empires, Colonialism and Post-Colonial Societies; Life Course, Inequality and Solidarity; Power, Society and Globalization; and Regimes and Political Institutions.

Currently, the Institute has about 90 researchers and 150 postgraduate students and is engaged in 60 research projects. In VAX-TRUST, ICS-ULisboa team is the leader of work package 7 and partner in all other work packages. 

Instituto de Ciências Sociais, Universidade de Lisboa Team

Photos of Dr. Ana Patrícia Hilário

Ana Patrícia Hilário, Research Fellow

Email: patriciahilario(at)

Photo of Dr. Ana Nunes de Almeida

Ana Nunes de Almeida, Research Professor

Photo of Dr. Ana Delicado

Ana Delicado, Research Fellow

Photo of Dr. Pedro Alcântara da Silva

Pedro Alcântara da Silva, Research Fellow

Rita Morais, Postdoctoral Researcher