Their mission is to promote scientific research of the highest international caliber on fundamental questions relating to democratic citizenship from a variety of disciplinary perspectives; to contribute to policy debates on strengthening democracy both here and abroad; to take a leadership role in the development of large-scale cross-national research projects; and to provide an enriched training environment for undergraduate and graduate students as well as post-doctoral fellows.
- Civic engagement
- Citizens and democratic representation
- Diversity and democratic citizenship
*The mission comes from the network's website.