About ADOC

What is ADOC?

ADOC is a Knowledge Center for Adoption and Foster Care; a digital research center on the effects of relinquishment and the effects on all families when placing a child for adoption or in foster care.

This website

ADOC is a digital research center. On the website you will find a page scientific literature, a page with the actual state of adoption research, a news page with dates about congresses and symposia and information about new and current research, and a page with links to other interesting websites. Due to longterm illness of the coordinator this website is temporarily updated irregularly.


You can contact ADOC by email - adoc@fsw.leidenuniv.nl - or post.