FAMCARE - Family Dynamics and Care

Welcome to the website of FAMCARE – Family Dynamics and Care

FAMCARE is a Centre of Excellence within the University of Antwerp, and brings together three international research groups from the Faculties of Social Sciences; Law and Medicine and Health Sciences:

Centre for Population, Family and Health

Personal Rights and Property Rights (PR2) 

Primary and Interdisciplinary Care (ELIZA)


FAMCARE aims at fostering interdisciplinary research at the unique intersection of family sociology, health care and family & health law. We have four main research areas:

  • Innovation in socio-economic policies of intergenerational solidarity and care in an aging society;
  • Greater understanding of family dynamics and relations;
  • Migration and care;
  • Innovation in qualitative and quantitative methodology