Think tank

Das Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung

Berlin Social Science Center ‒ WZB

Berlin, Germany

The WZB Berlin Social Science Center conducts basic research with a focus on problems of modern societies in a globalized world. The research is theory-based, problem-oriented, often long-term and mostly based on international comparisons.

Contact details

Website:
https://wzb.eu/de

Address:
Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung gGmbH WZB Berlin Social Science Center Reichpietschufer 50 D-10785 Berlin Germany

Country:
Germany

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Global
Operating languages
English , German

Organisation details

Institutional affiliations
Government
Year founded
1969
Age (years)
Das Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung
 52
Germany average
 37
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: German Goverment
Founder gender: Other/Not applicable
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Jutta Allmendinger
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2018): Professorin Jutta Allmendinger Ph.D.
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2016): Professorin Jutta Allmendinger Ph.D.
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
Das Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung
 15
Germany average
 76
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Das Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung
80% 
Germany average
47% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Das Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung
88% 
Germany average
41% 
Global average
34% 

Social

Twitter
Followers (2019)
Das Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung
 10,300
Germany average
 7,866
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2018)
Das Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung
 7,240
Subscribers (2019)
Das Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung
 646
Germany average
 3,620
Global average
 5,924
Subscribers (2019)
Das Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung
Germany average
Global average
Followers (2019)
Das Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung
 328
Germany average
 4,933
Global average
 8,194
Followers (2019)
Das Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin für Sozialforschung
 398
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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