Transdisciplinary Institute in Social Work (ITTS)



The Transdisciplinary Institute of Social Work (ITTS), supported by swissuniversities, opened on February 1st, 2022. The University of Neuchâtel and the University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO) have decided to join forces to create a doctoral programme in social work and to develop the ITTS as a national centre of competence in social work education and research. 


youtube_icon.png Presentation of the ITTS by its director, Prof. Barbara Waldis.



youtube_icon.png  Presentation of Marta Marques Castanheira, Research and Teaching Assistant




Transdisciplinary Institute of Social Work

Rue A.-L. Breguet 2

2000 Neuchâtel


Upcoming events

Workshop for PhD Supervisors - Methods and tools

  • Thursday 9 February, 2023 (HES-SO Lausanne)
  • Friday 10 February, 2023 (UniNE)
  • 8:45-16:00

Doctoral Seminar - Précarité et pauvreté au prisme des sciences humaines et du travail social

  • Thursday 16 and Friday 17 March, 2023
  • 9:00-17:00

First International Conference of the ITTS - Focus on Inclusion

  • 25th, 26th and 27th of April 2023
  • In collaboration with HES-SO and UQUAM
  • Hybrid conference

Scientific Committee