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    Welcome to Interface Demography
    The research group on population issues
    at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
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    Crossing boundaries
    Studying demography with strong links
    to sociology, epidemiology, history and geography.
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    Breaking barriers
    Creating unique databases for
    high level demographic research.
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    Centre of Excellence
    Recognised as a strategic research program
    of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.

Recent News

Hannelore De Grande promoted to doctor for thesis on educational inequalities in health and mortality among Brussels' youth.
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October 1, 2015

'Health improves in times of crisis' (DeStandaard15/9/29)
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September 29, 2015

New book chapter on intra-European migration by Helga de Valk, Suzana Koelet and Rob Van der Erf.
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September 25, 2015

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Recent Publications

Helga de Valk, Suzana Koelet & Rob Van der Erf (2015), Intra-Europese migratie: een demografische achtergrond bij migratiepatronen en inter-Europese partnerschappen in vergelijkend perspectief. In: Christiane Timmerman, Rilke Mahieu, François Levrau, & Dirk Vanheule (Eds.), Intra-Europese migratie en mobiliteit: Andere tijden, nieuwe wegen?. (pp. 31-51). Leuven: Leuven University Press.

Karen Van Aerden, Christophe Vanroelen, Guy Moors & Katia Levecque (2015), Werkbaar werk. De vergeten rol van tewerkstellingskwaliteit., Over.Werk, 25(3): 36-43.

Sarah Mousaid, Deborah De Moortel, Davide Malmusi & Christophe Vanroelen (2015), New perspectives on occupational health and safety in immigrant populations: studying the intersection between immigrant background and gender., Ethnicity & Health, Published Online First [July 13, 2015]

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About Interface Demography

The ID research group is located at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and has a long tradition of expertise in demography-oriented data analysis (since 1977). Embedded in sociological and demographic theory, we conduct research on population issues with a focus on Belgium and Europe.

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Upcoming Events

EPI: European top management careers: a field-analytical approach (Felix Bühlmann)
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EPI: Did they live healthy ever after? How our living context determines our health (Linda Casas Ruiz)
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EPI: Immigration, natural increase, and population change in new Hispanic destinations in the United States, 1990-2010 (Daniel Lichter)
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Since January 1, 2013, ID's research program has been recognised as a Strategic Research Program of the VUB with an important funding for the period 2013-2017.

The SRP project 'Demographic challenges of the 21st century' gathers insights acquired in the central research areas of ID to provide informed answers to some of the most pressing demographic questions in society today.

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