Network for Transdisciplinary Research

Our contribution to address complex societal challenges: We link scientific communities, support transdisciplinary careers and promote the development of competencies and methods.

td-net | Network for Transdisciplinary Research

Researchers and teachers, as well as young academics, can find information on methodological approaches and the current discourse in the transdisciplinary community on this website. Research funding institutions and representatives from civil society will also find information on forms and processes of transdisciplinary research partnerships.

Vision | mission

As a platform, td-net promotes exchange and cooperation between disciplines as well as between science and society.

Areas of activity of the td-net

Networks and networking | Methods and capacity buiding | Other focus areas and mandates

Capacity Building

td-net offers various services for the acquisition of competences in the fields of trans- and interdisciplinarity, participatory processes, teaching and research.

td-net toolbox

Explore methods and tools for co-producing knowledge to enable collaboration between experts from academia and practice.

Sustainable Development at Swiss Universities

The funding program «U Change - Student Initiatives for Sustainable Development» promotes the implementation of project ideas by students.


The td-net offers a compilation of events in the field of inter- and transdisciplinarity.


Have a look at the latest news from td-net and the whole community as well as job advertisements and calls in the field of interdisciplinarity and transdisciplinarity.


The website provides an overview with current and older literature in the field of interdisciplinarity and transdisciplinarity.


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