James Wolfensohn on IAS

I am even more convinced that centers of excellence are essential for the future of mankind. I think that they are constantly under challenge for financial and political reasons and that the Institute is a very, very important part of our history and our future.

Covid-19 Updates

Update: Governor Murphy announced a further reduction in indoor gatherings to a new limit of 10 people, effective November 17. 

We are asking our campus community to be mindful of this new restriction and to limit indoor gatherings to 10 people or less, regardless of the number of seats in a room, remember to wear face coverings, and stay six feet apart.

Travel Advisory
Travelers and residents returning to New Jersey from any U.S. state or territory beyond the immediate region (New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Delaware) should self-quarantine for 14 days. Read more at New Jersey FAQs.

Campus Reopening
The Institute campus has partially reopened, and Faculty, Members, and a limited number of essential staff may request access to work in their offices. Individuals must complete the Health Screening Form each morningbefore coming to campus. 

We have created a series of Return-to-Campus guides that features more in-depth information than shown on the website and should be consulted before coming to campus.

Read more.

Q&A with Diana Graizbord

Diana Graizbord, Member in the School of Social Science, is writing her first book "Indications of Democracy: Expertise and the Politics of Accountability," which examines how policy evaluation techniques have been adopted by the Mexican state and...

IAS Turns 90

Thank you to our scientists, scholars, and supporters for joining us in our mission to push knowledge forward