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


Inaugural lecture


Prof. Barbara Waldis

"Quels sont les projets de vie de seniors des Balkans en Suisse ?"

  • 5 April 2023, 18h15
  • Av. du 1er-Mars 26, room C46 (Aula)

Upcoming events

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

Ateliers de réflexions

  • Avril-mai 2023, 17h15-20h
  • Chaire francophone de travail social et politiques sociales
  • UniFR, salle 3000 A, campus Miséricorde

Colloque "(In)action et culpabilité"

  • 20, 21 et  22 juin 2023
  • Université de Fribourg

Séminaire doctoral CUSO - Représentations et contrôles sociaux de la jeunesse

  • 28 et 29 septembre 2023

Scientific Committee