Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich

Center for Security Studies (CSS) at ETH Zurich ‒ CSS
Zurich, Switzerland

As part of the CSS’ vision of contributing to a more peaceful and secure world, the CSS’ think tank activities aim to improve the quality of Swiss and international security policy and peace promotion activities by providing policy advice based on academic research.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.css.ethz.ch/en/think-tank.html

Address:
Haldeneggsteig 4, IFW CH – 8092 Zurich

Country:
Switzerland

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Switzerland, Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Other
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1986
Age (years)
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
 38
Switzerland average
 39
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Kurt Spillmann
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Oliver Thränert
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
 51
Switzerland average
 77
Global average
 66
2019
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
 64
% Female staff
2023
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
 49%
Switzerland average
 46%
Global average
 50%
2019
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
 31%
% Female researchers
2019
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
 31%
Switzerland average
 29%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
 433
Switzerland average
 89
Global average
 65

Social

Likes (2022)
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
 107,768
Switzerland average
 13,284
Global average
 33,286
Likes (2021)
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
 109,890
Likes (2019)
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
 111,907
Twitter
Followers (2024)
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
 25
Switzerland average
 7,651
Global average
 18,126
Followers (2022)
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
 15,616
Followers (2021)
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
 14,415
Followers (2022)
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
 20,517
Switzerland average
 7,090
Global average
 16,662
Followers (2019)
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
 4,927
Followers (2018)
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
 2,500

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : Authenticated
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