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
Year founded
1968
Age (years)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung
 53
Germany average
 37
Global average
 30
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
 68
Global average
 121
% Female staff
2019
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung
 61%
Germany average
 47%
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
 75
Global average
 33
2019
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung
 2

Social

Likes (2021)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung
 178
Germany average
 19,316
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung
 138
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung
 512
Germany average
 9,209
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung
 226

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: German Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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