11th Annual conference of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy (ISSDP)

Aarhus (Denmark) 17 – 19 May 2017

About the Centre

Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research is part of the Aarhus BSS at Aarhus University.

The Centre primarily carries out research of a social scientific and humanistic nature.

The staff is inter-disciplinary and consists of researchers from anthropology, ethnography, media and communication, law, psychology, public health and sociology. The primary tasks of the centre are to conduct research projects with regard to consumption, treatment, policy and prevention with regard to alcohol and drugs, communicate and transfer knowledge to the public and policy makers, and to cooperate internationally with research institutions in the area of alcohol and drug research.




Almost DKK 13 million for alcohol research. Photo: Colourbox

2016.05.13 | Research news, Rusmiddelforskning

Almost DKK 13 million for alcohol research

A multinational four-year study financed by the NIAAA is the first study that evaluates the scope and effects of damages suffered by friends and relatives of someone who drinks.

In the Impulsive Lifestyle Counselling programme, crime and impulsive behaviour are seen as a way of life rather than a diagnosis. Foto: Colourbox

2016.04.14 | Research news, Rusmiddelforskning

Self-understanding helps criminal substance abusers

Researchers from Aarhus BSS have developed the treatment programme Impulsive Lifestyle Counselling, which helps substance abusers who also suffer from impulsive and criminal behaviour.

Torsten Kolind. Photo: AU Foto

2015.10.09 | Rusmiddelforskning

Torsten Kolind appointed professor of social scientific alcohol and drug research

Torsten Kolind, the Centre for Alcohol and Drug Research, the Department of Psychology and Behavioural Sciences at Aarhus University has been appointed professor of social scientific alcohol and drug research as of 1 September 2015.