Think tank

Brandenburgisches Institut für Gesellschaft und Sicherheit

Brandenburg Institute for Society and Security ‒ BIGS

Potsdam, Germany

The Brandenburg Institute for Society and Security (BIGS) is an independent, non-partisan non-profit institute in Potsdam with the mission of building bridges between theory and practice to improve research in civil security through a multi- and interdisciplinary approach.

Contact details

Website:
http://bigs-potsdam.org/

Address:
Dianastraße 46, 14482 Potsdam

Country:
Germany

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Global
Operating languages
English , German

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2010
Age (years)
Brandenburgisches Institut für Gesellschaft und Sicherheit
 11
Germany average
 37
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Dieter Wagner
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Tim Stuchtey, Dieter Wagner, Tina Töpfel
Leader gender: Both male and female (more than one person)
Leader(s) (2016): Dr. Tim H. Stuchtey
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Brandenburgisches Institut für Gesellschaft und Sicherheit
 19
Germany average
 76
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Brandenburgisches Institut für Gesellschaft und Sicherheit
40% 
Germany average
47% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Brandenburgisches Institut für Gesellschaft und Sicherheit
42% 
Germany average
41% 
Global average
34% 

Social

Likes (2019)
Brandenburgisches Institut für Gesellschaft und Sicherheit
 220
Germany average
 17,483
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Brandenburgisches Institut für Gesellschaft und Sicherheit
 150
Germany average
 7,866
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2019)
Brandenburgisches Institut für Gesellschaft und Sicherheit
 18
Germany average
 2,640
Global average
 6,912

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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