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The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) supports research that is directed toward, or extends inquiry to include, ultimate questions and questions of value, especially as they engage the Catholic intellectual tradition. Read More.

2015-2016 Call for Templeton Research Assistants

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Meet the 2015-16 Class of Fellows


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2015 Rome Seminar


Call for 2015-2016 Undergraduate Research Assistants

July 17, 2015


The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study (NDIAS) invites highly-motivated students to apply to be Templeton Undergraduate Research Assistants for the 2015-2016 academic year. Those students who are selected will work side-by-side with some of the world's top researchers on the “great” questions that span the humanities, social and natural sciences, arts, engineering, and law. The online application is available now on the NDIAS website, and the application deadline is Thursday, August 6, 2015. Students will be informed of selection decisions no later than August 17.

2016-2017 Online Applications for NDIAS Fellowships Now Available!

July 01, 2015


All who are distinguished and who have projects that are promising, as well as those beginning their careers and who have appropriate projects, are invited to apply.

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The Art of Truth: Maxim Kantor

June 12, 2015


The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study hosted renowned Russian artist Maxim Kantor as their Director’s Fellow in 2015.

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Philology Seminar Set in Rome for June 14 to 27

June 12, 2015


The 2015 Rome Seminar, "Philology Among the Disciplines," organized by Notre Dame professors W. Martin Bloomer, Carsten Dutt, and Brad S. Gregory and co-sponsored by Italian Studies at Notre Dame, the Nanovic Institute for European Studies, the Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study, and the Office of the Vice President for Research, is set to run from Sunday, June 14th, to Saturday, June 27th.

Noted international scholars from diverse disciplines will discuss the role and relevance of philology in its relations to archaeology, anthropology, history, art history, classics, law, philosophy, and theology. For more information on those presenting at this year's seminar, please visit:

Get to Know Our 2015-2016 Class of Fellows!

June 10, 2015

Santa Ana

The Notre Dame Institute for Advanced Study is pleased to announce our 2015-2016 Class of Fellows!

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