Think tank

Deutsches Institut für Urbanistik

German Institute of Urban Affairs ‒ DIFU

Berlin, Germany

The German Institute of Urban Affairs (Difu) is a urban research institute. It´s activities include research, further training and information institution for cities, municipalities, administrative districts, municipal associations, and planning departments.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.difu.de/

Address:
Zimmerstraße 13-15 10969 Berlin

Country:
Germany

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1973
Age (years)
Deutsches Institut für Urbanistik
 49
Germany average
 38
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: German Association of Cities (DST)
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Prof. Dr. Carsten Kuhl,Dipl.-Geogr. Luise Adrian, Prof. Dr. Arno Bunzel
Leader gender: Both male and female (more than one person)
Leader(s) (2020): Prof. Dr. Carsten Kuhl,Dipl.-Geogr. Luise Adrian, Prof. Dr. Arno Bunzel
Leader gender: Both male and female (more than one person)
Leader(s) (2019): Carsten Kühl
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Deutsches Institut für Urbanistik
 200
Germany average
 107
Global average
 85
2019
Deutsches Institut für Urbanistik
 153
% Female researchers
2019
Deutsches Institut für Urbanistik
 59%
Germany average
 42%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Deutsches Institut für Urbanistik
 70
Germany average
 76
Global average
 34
2019
Deutsches Institut für Urbanistik
 70
Financials
2020
Deutsches Institut für Urbanistik
 $14,721,850
Germany average
 $52,651,428
Global average
 $199,446,603

Social

Likes (2022)
Deutsches Institut für Urbanistik
 3,872
Germany average
 21,004
Global average
 32,612
Likes (2021)
Deutsches Institut für Urbanistik
 3,823
Likes (2019)
Deutsches Institut für Urbanistik
 3,702
Followers (2022)
Deutsches Institut für Urbanistik
 3,331
Germany average
 10,705
Global average
 19,181
Followers (2021)
Deutsches Institut für Urbanistik
 2,144

Data notes

Last updated: 12/03/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation´s website
Notes: Difu’s educational and training events primarily target executives, senior staff from public administration, and elected members of local councils. They provide professional support on current issues of municipal policy
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