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 Medicine, Law and Social Science:
Longitudinal and Life Course Studies (CELLO)
Personal Rights and Property Rights (PR2)
Primary and Interdisciplinary Care (ELIZA)
We have three main research areas:
- Innovation in socio-economic policies of intergenerational solidarity and care in an aging society;
- greater understanding of family dynamics and relations;
- innovation in qualitative and quantitative methodology including the use of Big Data.
The Director of FAMCARE is Professor Dimitri Mortelmans and the Co-Directors are Professor Frederick Swennen and Professor Paul Van Royen.