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

Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1968
Age (years)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung
 53
Germany average
 37
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Elke Schneider; Victoria Scheyer
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2016): Prof. Dr. Peter Schlotter
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung
 35
Germany average
 76
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung
61% 
Germany average
47% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung
49% 
Germany average
41% 
Global average
34% 

Social

Likes (2019)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung
 138
Germany average
 17,483
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Friedens und Konfliktforschung
 226
Germany average
 7,866
Global average
 15,113

Data notes

Last updated: 30/01/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: German Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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