ISDC – International Security and Development Center is a non-profit academic institute based in Berlin, Germany.

We conduct research to improve lives and livelihoods shaped by violent conflict, fragility and humanitarian emergencies.

Latest Publications

Trust in the Time of Corona

We focus on one pillar of society—trust—and explore how trust correlates with the individual experiences of the pandemic. We show that those who have had contact with sick people and those that are unemployed exhibit lower trust in people, institutions, and in general.