Collège d'études mondiales

An innovative research environment

Founded by Michel Wieviorka in 2011 and lead by Laetitia Atlani-Duault, the Collège d'études mondiales is part of the Research Division of the Fondation Maison des sciences de l'homme.

The Research Division encourages multidisciplinarity within the human and  social sciences, supports the development of new fields of research, and mounts innovative projects on the major issues of the contemporary world.

In this context, the Collège d'études mondiales participates in the analysis of global phenomena by offering a stimulating environment for researchers: endowed chairs scientific project incubator; dedicated space for collaboration between researchers from diverse countries and institutional affiliations.

Every year, the College welcomes researchers from around the world and organizes nearly 200 scientific events.


Key figures

11 Research Chairs

3 Research Initiatives

7 seminars per year

35 Visiting Fellows per year


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Research seminar of the Collège d'études mondiales

  This seminar is intended to serve as a venue for discussion and reflection for humanities and social science researchers who confront each day the methodological and epistemological changes required for accurate interpretation of contemporary phenomena. In French, this...