Founded in 1636, Utrecht University has evolved into a modern and leading institution with a growing international reputation. Utrecht University conducts fundamental and applied research in a wide array of disciplines. The MEDI@4SEC team is based at the Utrecht University School of Governance (USG/USBO).  USG is internationally recognised for its academic and applied research. It organizes programmes for students and professionals and is a highly regarded partner in the field of training, in-company courses and consultancy.

A main focus of USGs work is how organisations – both public and private sector – deal with current social issues and shape their public responsibilities. USG’s approach is characterized by a combination of governance insights, practical applicability and high accessibility. A multi-disciplinary approach to the research programme combining approaches from public administration, political and social science, management and organization science, ensures research benefits from the insights that various disciplines, theoretical perspectives, and methodologies can offer.