Think tank

Center for Comparative and International Studies

CIS

Zurich, Switzerland

The purpose of the CIS is to create synergies and foster cooperation in research and education. In an era of rapid global transformations and ever denser multilateral networks, national and international politics are becoming more and more intertwined. CIS seeks to integrate the study of national political systems (Comparative Politics) and the study of international politics (International Relations). Several CIS research groups analyze national and international climate policies and politics: prof. Stefanie Bailer, Global Governance; prof. Thomas Bernauer, International Relations; prof. Katharina Michaelowa, Political Economy of Developing and Transition Countries. CIS regularly attends UN Climate Change conferences, for both research and outreach, including the organization of side events.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.cis.ethz.ch/

Address:
Rämistrasse 71, 8006 Zürich, Suitzerland

Country:
Switzerland

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Switzerland, Global
Operating languages
English , German

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1997
Age (years)
Center for Comparative and International Studies
 26
Switzerland average
 38
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Juerg Martin Gabriel, Thomas Bernauer, Kurt R. Spillmannand, Dieter Ruloff
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Prof. Dr. Vally Koubi
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Staff size
2021
Center for Comparative and International Studies
 33
Switzerland average
 46
Global average
 85
2019
Center for Comparative and International Studies
 40
% Female staff
2021
Center for Comparative and International Studies
 36%
Switzerland average
 45%
Global average
 48%
2019
Center for Comparative and International Studies
 25%
% Female researchers
2021
Center for Comparative and International Studies
 33%
Switzerland average
 23%
Global average
 16%
2019
Center for Comparative and International Studies
 21%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Center for Comparative and International Studies
 652
Switzerland average
 40
Global average
 34
2019
Center for Comparative and International Studies
 47

Social

Likes (2022)
Center for Comparative and International Studies
 410
Switzerland average
 13,494
Global average
 32,624
Likes (2021)
Center for Comparative and International Studies
 410
Likes (2019)
Center for Comparative and International Studies
 67,445
Followers (2022)
Center for Comparative and International Studies
 296
Switzerland average
 8,239
Global average
 19,187
Followers (2021)
Center for Comparative and International Studies
 198
Followers (2019)
Center for Comparative and International Studies
 40,100
Subscribers (2019)
Center for Comparative and International Studies
 17,000
Switzerland average
 3,643
Global average
 5,981
Instagram
Followers (2019)
Center for Comparative and International Studies
 42,200
Switzerland average
 10,195
Global average
 8,388
LinkedIn
Followers (2019)
Center for Comparative and International Studies
 115
Switzerland average
 5,107
Global average
 6,317

Data notes

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