Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences

Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences

NIDI (Netherlands Interdisciplinary Demographic Institute) is the national demographic institute of the Netherlands. Founded in 1970, NIDI became affiliated to the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) in 2003 and is the only social science institute of the Academy. Since 2014 NIDI is affiliated with the University of Groningen (RUG). NIDI’s mission is to build and maintain a knowledge infrastructure for population issues to address the multiple challenges that demographic developments pose to individuals and society. NIDI’s mission takes shape by conducting high-quality research into population issues and disseminating demographic knowledge to stakeholders in academia, policy and the society at large. NIDI’s aim is to create and share demographic knowledge and enhance its use. Thereby, it covers the full range of demographic processes and includes basic, strategic and applied studies. The institute also contributes to high-level training of population experts in collaboration with the major European training and research centers, and disseminates information on population and related issues to the scientific and policy communities and the public. The institute has four research themes at the core if its strategy: Families and Generations, Migration and Migrants, Work and Retirement, and Ageing and Longevity. NIDI currently employs around 50 researchers.

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