About the N.W. Posthumus Institute

About the Posthumus Institute

The N.W. Posthumus Institute is the Research School for Economic and Social History in the Netherlands and Flanders. The Institute for History of Leiden University houses the administrative office of the N.W. Posthumus Institute since January 1st, 2010.


Mission and Goals

The N.W. Posthumus Institute (NWP) was founded in 1988 as a Dutch interuniversity institute for graduate training in economic and social history.