The research group cooperated on an institutional basis with the Xavier Institute of Social Service in Ranchi (India) on two different research projects, namely:
- Expropriation of Tribal People’s Lands by the Military in Jharkhand: A Study of the Non-Violent People’s Resistance Movement at Netarhat (2008-2009)
- The Impact of Coalmining on the Indigenous People and their Movement for Sustainable Development in Jharkhand (2009-2012). The cooperation with XISS is funded by USOS.
Further the XISS is host insitution for the annual India-internship in the Antwerp law faculty's master's program.