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About Us

As the world’s second, and Ireland’s only, Institute for Advanced Studies, DIAS is a globally embedded institution that attracts scholars and academics from around the world.  It conducts and publishes advanced research across three disciplines: Celtic Studies, Theoretical Physics and Cosmic Physics.  DIAS also leads Ireland’s participation in a number of international research endeavours that focus on big unanswered questions for mankind.

The Annual Report for 2017 is available here.

The research work of DIAS is currently organised in three schools:


DIAS Act & School Establishment Orders

Council of DIAS – 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2020

Governing Boards of the Constituent Schools – 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2020

Past Councils of DIAS and Governing Boards of the Schools

General DIAS Reports

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Prompt Payment Returns

Protected Disclosure Annual Reports

DIAS is a member of the Dublin Region Innovation Consortium.


In 2015 DIAS celebrated the 75th anniversary of its foundation. The events included a visit to Áras an Uachtaráin hosted by the President Michael D. Higgins.