International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies

The International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies (ISQOLS) is an international society whose purpose is to promote and encourage research in the field of quality-of-life (QOL) studies.

International Positive Psychology Association

The IPPA has several missions, one of which is to promote the science of positive psychology and its research-based applications.

Positive Psychology Center

The mission of the Positive Psychology Center at the University of Pennsylvania is to promote research, training, education, and the dissemination of Positive Psychology, resilience and grit.

Action for Happiness

Action for Happiness helps people take action for a happier and more caring world.

Positive Psychology Program

Includes a guide to positive psychology resource.

Virtue, Happiness, & the Meaning of Life

Our 28-month project uses research focused on self-transcendence to advance understanding of the interrelations of virtue, happiness, and the meaning of life.

Theology of Joy & the Good Life

The Theology of Joy and the Good Life project conducts research and facilitates interdisciplinary conferences and other gatherings to build a transformative movement driven by a Christian articulation of the joy that attends the flourishing human life.

Value of Suffering Project

This project is a three-year investigation by a team of philosophers, psychologists, neuroscientists, and clinicians into the nature and role of suffering and affective experience in general.

Eudaimonia Institute

At Wake Forest University, the purpose of the Eudaimonia Institute is to explore the elements of and institutions that support eudaimonia, or genuine human flourishing.

Institute for the Study of Human Flourishing

At the University of Oklahoma, this institute aims to advance the science of virtue and promote flourishing. 

Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues

An interdisciplinary research center focusing on character, virtues and values in the interest of human flourishing, at the University of Birmingham, UK.