The Institute for Advanced Social Research, IASR, is the research collegium of the University of Tampere. It conducts advanced research focusing on society, provides a productive research environment and facilities for researchers, and promotes multidisciplinary and international interaction. The institute accomplishes its mission by annually awarding fixed-term one- or two-year fellowships to academics and scholars from both abroad and the University of Tampere.
The Director of the Institute for Advanced Social Research is Professor Risto Heiskala (email@example.com, tel. +358 40 741 7518) and its steering committee is the Research Council of the University of Tampere.
The Institute is located in the Atalpa Building (Ratapihankatu 55, 2nd and 3rd floor) at the main campus of the university.