Ageing Institute

Ageing Institute


The Institute of Ageing - Instituto do Envelhecimento (IE) is an autonomous scientific research unit, created by the University of Lisbon.

The main objective of IE is interdisciplinary research on ageing, in areas that include Demography, Social Sciences and Health Sciences.

It also promotes academic training in ageing studies, namely at postgraduate level. Scientific communication for society in general as well as evaluation and research of public policies in connection with population ageing are further IE areas of activity.