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Centre for Sustainable Development Studies

The Centre for Sustainable Development Studies (CSDS) is a bottom-up initiative supported by the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) and the Amsterdam Institute for Social Science Research (AISSR) of the University of Amsterdam. Launched in 2015, it gathers scholars from different sections of the social and behavioural sciences and establishes bridges with scholars in other disciplinary fields.

CSDS Directors

If you wish to join our centre, please contact one of the CSDS Directors.

Prof. J. (Joyeeta) Gupta

Joyeeta Gupta

Dr J.M. (Maarten) Bavinck

Maarten Bavinck


For general inquiries about the CSDS, please contact Mr Daniel Sloman at