Transdisciplinary Insights

Editors:  Andreas De Block, Karin Hannes, Karel Van Acker, Anne-Mieke Vandamme

Transdisciplinary Insights (TI) is an open access journal dedicated to giving a forum to transdisciplinary research and systems thinking. The journal communicates the results of cross-disciplinary collaboration by masters students and early career researchers with societal actors. This ambitious journal will present refreshing outside-the-box insights and new ideas that have the potential to find their way to the established research environment. All contributions are peer-reviewed and meet academic quality standards.

Open Access e-journal
1 issue per year
Online ISSN: 2593-0338

Types of articles

  • Original research deals with an innovative approach to framing a transdisciplinary problem and suggests new insights that help to address the problem.
  • Review articles present a critical review of the scientific or social literature on a topic or a methodology that is described in a scientific manner and that is of value for the society and/or the environment, or that relates to sustainability.
  • Opinion papers can be editorials (by invitation only) or papers intended to provide scientific comments on topics or trends in society within the focus and scope of the journal.

NEW SECTION: Transdisciplinary Insights – Living Papers >

Editorial board

Griet Ceulemans (KU Leuven), Andreas De Block (KU Leuven), Karin Hannes (KU Leuven), Anneleen Kiekens (KU Leuven), Jorge Ricardo Nova-Blanco (KU Leuven), Peter Piot (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine), Jan Rongé (KU Leuven), Nathal Severijns (KU Leuven), Anne Snick (SAPIRR), Michael Stauffacher (ETH Zürich), Pieter Thyssen (KU Leuven), Karel Van Acker (KU Leuven), Anne-Mieke Vandamme (KU Leuven / Universidade Nova de Lisboa), Liesbet Vranken (KU Leuven)

All submissions should be sent to Editors(AT)TransdisciplinaryInsights(dot)org. 

Transdisciplinary Insights is an Open Access journal, distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution licence (CC BY). This licence permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. For more information see:

Transdisciplinary Insights 2021 – Journal Issue

December 2021

Transdisciplinary Insights 2021 – Proceedings of the Annual Symposium

December 2021

Transdisciplinary Insights 2020

December 2020

Transdisciplinary Insights 2020 – Special issue

December 2020

Transdisciplinary Insights 2019

December 2019

Transdisciplinary Insights 2018

December 2018

Transdisciplinary Insights 2017

December 2017

The supplementary materials of issue 2018 can be obtained on request. E-mail to