AIAS-HSI is a merger of two research institutes: The Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) and the Hugo Sinzheimer Institute (HSI).
AIAS-HSI is an institute for multidisciplinary research and teaching at the University of Amsterdam (UvA), the largest university in the Netherlands. AIAS-HSI has as its objective the coordination, implementation and stimulation of interdisciplinary research into the practice of labour law and social security law. Therefore it combines insights from the social sciences, legal dogmas and legal theories in its research. To put the multidisciplinary objectives of the institute into practice, AIAS-HSI initiates and conducts research, gives advice and organises meetings, conferences, courses, etc.