Think tank

Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO

Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences FLACSO

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

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
International Organism
Year founded
1957
Age (years)
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
64 
Costa Rica average
 41
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Josette Altmann Borbon (General Secretary)
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Josette Altmann Borbon (General Secretary)
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2017): Ilka Treminio Sánchez
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 2,025
Costa Rica average
 164
Global average
 75
2020
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 2,025
2017
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 25
% Female staff
2020
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 58%
Costa Rica average
 41%
Global average
 17%
2017
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 70%
% Female researchers
2020
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 58%
Costa Rica average
 11%
Global average
 11%

Organisational performance

Publications
2019
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 218
Costa Rica average
 119
Global average
 28
Financials
2020
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 $45,970,426
Costa Rica average
 $45,970,426
Global average
 $43,166,416
2019
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 $44,833,928

Social

Likes (2021)
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 9,795
Costa Rica average
 33,372
Global average
 31,343
Likes (2019)
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 8,358
Likes (2017)
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 4,387
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 2,152
Costa Rica average
 3,781
Global average
 18,358
Followers (2019)
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 10,500
Followers (2018)
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 1,569
Instagram
Followers (2019)
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 1,185
Costa Rica average
 3,519
Global average
 8,281
LinkedIn
Followers (2019)
Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales FLACSO
 17
Costa Rica average
 7,336
Global average
 6,628

Data notes

Last updated: 17/05/2021
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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