Think tank

Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung

The German Association for Peace and Conflict Studies ‒ AFK

Kleve, Germany

The German Association for Peace and Conflict Studies (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens- und Konfliktforschung e.V. – AFK) is a scientific association of peace researchers and institutions from various disciplines, particularly from German-speaking countries. Founded in 1968, the AFK aims to promote research that contributes to a deeper understanding of the causes of war and peace and thus also provides a basis for a political practice oriented towards long-term peace. Currently, the AFK has more than 270 members. The association is represented by the Executive Board.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.afk-web.de/

Address:
AFK Fakultät Gesellschaft und Ökonomie Hochschule Rhein-Waal 47533 Kleve

Country:
Germany

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
German-speaking countries
Operating languages
English , German

Organisation details

Business model
N/A
Institutional affiliations
Independent , University
Year founded
1968
Age (years)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung
 54
Germany average
 38
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): N/A Leader(s) (2020): N/A Leader(s) (2019): Elke Schneider; Victoria Scheyer
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung
 35
Germany average
 63
Global average
 122
% Female staff
2019
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung
 61%
Germany average
 48%
Global average
 43%
% Female researchers
2019
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung
 49%
Germany average
 42%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung
 0
Germany average
 76
Global average
 34
2019
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung
 2

Social

Likes (2022)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung
 189
Germany average
 21,004
Global average
 32,612
Likes (2021)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung
 178
Likes (2019)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung
 138
Followers (2022)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung
 787
Germany average
 10,706
Global average
 19,181
Followers (2021)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung
 512
Followers (2019)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung
 226

Data notes

Last updated: 12/03/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: German Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
Notes: In terms of its business model, the centre calls itself a 'scientific association'
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