Research groups


Institute for International Research on Criminal Policy (IRCP)

It is the intention of IRCP, which is integrated in the Department of Criminal Law and Criminology of the Faculty of Law of Ghent University, to conduct and promote internationally relevant scientific research regarding criminal policy issues.

International Research Institute on Social Fraud (IRIS)

IRIS is a knowledge centre gathering relevant information of regional, national and international interest, regarding social fraud in the broadest sense of the word.

Lab for International & Interdisciplinary Social Affairs (LIISA)

LIISA is characterised by its European and international perspective, multidisciplinarity, social relevance, academic independence, and dynamic character.

Privacy, Information Exchange, Law Enforcement and Surveillance (PIXLES)

PIXLES is a flexible, decentralised platform for Ghent University researchers, external practitioners and research experts with a focus on current, societal dilemma's and developments in the context of privacy, information exchange, law enforcement & security.