ESFR is an interdisciplinary scientific association for European research on families and family relations. Its purpose is to serve as a network, to support and to link family research as well as to exchange its results. It has been established as a federation of family researchers and of family research institutes within Europe in the first place, but ESFR also welcomes researchers and institutes outside of Europe as affiliates.

Forthcoming: 8th ESFR Conferece 2016 in Dortmund, Germany

on dinsdag, 02 juni 2015.

The next ESFR Conference: Wednesday 31st August to Saturday 3rd September 2016, Dortmund (TU Dortmund University) Germany.

Changing Family Relations – Gender and Generations

More information available on this page later!

Family Science - New Editors

on woensdag, 03 juni 2015.

Family Science  is the official journal of the European Society on Family Relations, and promotes the development of Family Science within Europe and around the globe. Given the multiplicity of factors that impact on the family, the journal publishes original research, theoretical, methodological and review papers that address issues pertinent to the family, and reflect a diverse array of methodologies. Research syntheses on key topics about the family across various countries is included in order to expand cross-national understanding, collaboration and applications.

Editor: Dominik Schöbi -  University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Co-Editor: Eric Widmer - University of Geneva, Switzerland
For more information, visit journal homepage  of FAMILY SCIENCE (at Taylor&Francis)

Call for Symposium proposals ESFR 2014

on donderdag, 07 november 2013.

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