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Institute for Regional Development

Institute for Regional Development

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Promoting social justice, supportive and resilient communities and increasing environmentally friendly mindsets is the goal of our transformation research at our Institute. By fostering relationships with the people in South Tyrol's valleys and other mountain regions and endowing citizens with responsibilities as our co-researchers, local knowledge and science combine to shape the future in a sustainable way.

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1st World Agritourism Congress 2018
1st World Agritourism Congress 2018© Eurac Research
Shepherdesses in the Alps
Shepherdesses in the Alps© Lifestockprotect Project
Mountain areas
Mountain areas© Krivec Ales | Pexels

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Staff members
6 with a PhD degree
Ongoing projects
16 of them with international partners
Journal publications
Presentations at scientific conferences
Contributions to thematic blogs

Data refer to the last issue of the Activity Report. See all Facts & Figures.

Research Groups

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  • Rural Resources

    Rural Resources

    In rural areas there is still great potential to use material and immaterial resources sustainably. To this end, we are working with local people to develop ...

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  •  Human - Environmental Interactions

    Human - Environmental Interactions

    Human-environmental interactions can be defined as interactions between the human social system and the ecosystem. These interactions show how humans adapt to ...

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  •  Space and Society

    Space and Society

    Our world is facing a series of unprecedented crises that relates to our economy, environment, climate and way of living. Our task is to accelerate the ...

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News & Events

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Sustainable public transport solutions and innovative governance schemes for improving connectivity ...

Duration: - Funding: Central Europe 2021-2027 (EUTC / EU ...

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Institute's Projects

MAGAZINE Science Stories that Inspire

Come migliorare il trasporto pubblico delle aree rurali nel futuro con lo stesso budget di oggi?

Come migliorare il trasporto pubblico delle aree rurali nel futuro con lo stesso budget di oggi?


Come rendere più sostenibile il sistema alimentare dell'Alto Adige?

Soluzioni per un approvvigionamento alimentare regionale ed ecologico

Di birra vecchia e nuova

Di birra vecchia e nuova

Al Beer Craft Festival un esperto di sviluppo regionale e due microbiologi spiegheranno la ricerca dietro questa bevanda