Think tank

Foraus

foraus - The Swiss Think Tank on Foreign Policy ‒ Foraus

Zurich, Switzerland

The foraus - Swiss Forum on Foreign Policy is a non-partisan and independent think tank generating recommendations for Swiss foreign policy decision-makers and the broad public. The foraus aims to establish an informed dialogue on all aspects of Swiss foreign policy based on scholarly research, while advocating for a constructive and open Swiss foreign policy. The forum offers members access to the Swiss foreign policy debate outside the traditional and often constrictive frameworks of party-politics and academia.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.foraus.ch/en/ueber-uns/

Address:
Badenerstrasse 431 8003 Zürich

Country:
Switzerland

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2009
Age (years)
Foraus
 14
Switzerland average
 38
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Nicola Forster
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): Anna-Lina Müller & Darius Farman (Co-Directors)
Leader gender: Both male and female (more than one person)
Leader(s) (2021): Lukas Hupfer
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Lukas Hupfer
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2022
Foraus
 15
Switzerland average
 144
Global average
 42
2021
Foraus
 15
% Female staff
2022
Foraus
 8%
Switzerland average
 39%
Global average
 53%
2021
Foraus
 60%
2019
Foraus
 53%
% Female researchers
2022
Foraus
 50%
Switzerland average
 38%
Global average
 36%
2019
Foraus
 44%

Organisational performance

Publications
2021
Foraus
 8
Switzerland average
 236
Global average
 43
2020
Foraus
 11
2019
Foraus
 9
Financials
2021
Foraus
 $1,000,000
Switzerland average
 $26,730,246
Global average
 $4,739,735
2020
Foraus
 $1,669,130
2019
Foraus
 $1,616,238

Social

Likes (2022)
Foraus
 8,161
Switzerland average
 13,494
Global average
 32,624
Likes (2021)
Foraus
 8,216
Likes (2019)
Foraus
 8,109
Followers (2022)
Foraus
 8,217
Switzerland average
 8,239
Global average
 19,187
Followers (2021)
Foraus
 7,985
Followers (2019)
Foraus
 7,381
Subscribers (2022)
Foraus
 230
Switzerland average
 1,938
Global average
 5,592
Subscribers (2021)
Foraus
 163
Subscribers (2019)
Foraus
 97
Followers (2022)
Foraus
 2,110
Switzerland average
 1,575
Global average
 14,557
Followers (2021)
Foraus
 1,789
Followers (2019)
Foraus
 1,431
Followers (2022)
Foraus
 6,318
Switzerland average
 6,970
Global average
 16,270
Followers (2019)
Foraus
 2,951

Data notes

Last updated: 30/06/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: ETH CSS Organizations and Resources Page Partners, Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
Notes: Run participatory labs where different actors come together to look at policy issues and solutions.
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