The IBF building


IBF is researching housing and urban issues from a social science perspective.The research at IBF emphasis in Geography, Economics, Sociology and Political Science, but we also have researchers in Economic History, Anthropology and Psychology.


IBF's research focuses on housing and the city in a broad sense. Examples of research topics are: housing policy, housing preferences, neighbourhood effects, migration patterns, segregation and social and urban planning in relation to, for example, democracy and health issues.

Press contact

Information Officer
Ulrika Wahlberg
Phone: +46 18 471 65 03 

Coordinator for collaboration and research communication
Camilla Scheinert
Phone: + 46 18 471 51 70

Head of the Department
Nils Hertting
Phone: +46 18 471 65 34

Uppsala University Media Services
Phone: +46 70 167 92 96

You are welcome to contact our researchers directly.

Staff list

Last modified: 2023-09-18