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Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO

Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences

San José, Costa Rica

The mission of FLACSO is to ensure the training of specialists in social sciences through postgraduate courses, research in the area of social sciences on issues related to Latin American and Caribbean issues; promote the exchange of teaching materials in the social sciences; to collaborate with national university institutions and with similar educational and research institutions in the region in order to promote cooperation in the field of their own

Contact details

Website:
www.flacso.org

Address:
Avenida 18A, calle 75, Barrio Prado, Granadilla, Curridabat, San Jose, Costa Rica. CP11802

Country:
Costa Rica

Sub-region:
Central America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Costa Rica and Latin America
Operating languages
Portuguese , Spanish

Organisation details

Business model
Other
Institutional affiliations
International Organism
Year founded
1957
Age (years)
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 65
Costa Rica average
 42
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Governments of Chile, Cuba and Brazil
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): Josette Altmann-Borbón
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2021): Josette Altmann Borbon (General Secretary)
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Josette Altmann Borbon (General Secretary)
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2022
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 2,427
Costa Rica average
 904
Global average
 42
2020
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 2,025
2017
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 25
% Female staff
2022
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 60%
Costa Rica average
 56%
Global average
 53%
2020
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 58%
2017
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 70%
% Female researchers
2022
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 60%
Costa Rica average
 52%
Global average
 36%
2020
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 58%

Organisational performance

Publications
2021
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 610
Costa Rica average
 229
Global average
 43
2019
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 218
Financials
2021
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 $32,948,060
Costa Rica average
 $17,061,089
Global average
 $4,800,480
2020
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 $45,970,426
2019
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 $44,833,928

Social

Likes (2022)
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 10,227
Costa Rica average
 18,522
Global average
 32,612
Likes (2021)
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 9,795
Likes (2019)
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 8,358
Followers (2022)
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 2,473
Costa Rica average
 3,944
Global average
 19,181
Followers (2021)
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 2,152
Followers (2019)
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 10,500
LinkedIn
Followers (2019)
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 17
Costa Rica average
 7,080
Global average
 6,312

Data notes

Last updated: 30/06/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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