Research centre Ruusbroec Institute

The Ruusbroec Institute is an interdisciplinary research centre for the academic study of the history of spirituality in the Low Countries. Since its foundation in 1925 it has built a leading international reputation in the study of mysticism, devotional literature and the publication of critical editions.

The Ruusbroec Institute is not only a research team, but also an academic heritage library with impressive collections of books and prints.

Since 1927 the Ruusbroec Institute also has published the scholarly journal Ons Geestelijk Erf: Journal for the History of Spirituality in the Low Countries.

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