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.

SAVE THE DATE: ITD24 at Utrecht University on November 4th - 8th, 2024!

The ITD 24 Conference welcomes everybody active or interested in transdisciplinarity and other forms of collaborative research.

Stay informed with our td-info newsletter and twitter/X #itd24 and visit the confernence's official website.

Call for Contributions


For ITD24, we invite contributions from all fields and research cultures, ranging from local interdisciplinary and interprofessional projects to projects spanning the Global North and the Global South. We particularly welcome submissions from trainers and educational developers, researchers of inter- and transdisciplinary higher education, leaders of inter- and transdisciplinary programs, research funders, and those from other boundary-crossing professions.


The Contributions should circle arround one of these three streams/questions:


1. Enhancing the theoretical foundations of inter- and transdisciplinary

2. Growing the capacity for inter- and transdisciplinarity

3. Broadening and deepening education and training in inter- and transdisciplinarity


Please indicate how your submission aligns with the following streams, questions, and formats. Choose one primary stream, then indicate one or more key topics/questions relevant to your contribution. Please feel free to also add additional questions that contribute to the selected stream.


Deadline for abstract submission: 29 February 2023


Find out more about the call

Short Overview of the Programm of the ITD-24


Inter- and Transdisciplinarity Beyond Buzzwords: Educational Pathways for Sustainable Research Collaborations

Explore three key conference streams:

  • Enhancing the theoretical foundations of inter- and transdisciplinarity
  • Growing capacity for inter- and transdisciplinarity
  • Broadening and deepening education and training in inter- and transdisciplinarity


More Information will soon be on the official website.

Initiators Group (2022):

University-wide Interdisciplinary

Education Programme 2021-2025 [link]

td-net ITD Alliance [link]

Iris van der Tuin, Dean

Joki van de Poel, Manager

Timothy Bland, Policy Advisor

Theres Paulsen,

Head of td-net 

Tobias Buser,
Executive Secretary


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