Think tank

FORS

Swiss Competence Center for Social Sciences ‒ FORS

Lausanne, Switzerland

FORS implements large-scale national and international surveys, offers data and research information services to researchers and academic institutions, and conducts methodological and thematic research.

Contact details

Website:
https://forscenter.ch

Address:
Bâtiment Géopolis, CH-1015 Lausanne

Country:
Switzerland

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Operating languages
English , French , German

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Year founded
2008
Age (years)
FORS
 14
Switzerland average
 37
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Prof. Dr. George Lutz
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Prof. Dr. George Lutz Leader(s) (2019): Georg Lutz
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
FORS
 63
Switzerland average
 46
Global average
 89
2020
FORS
 62
2019
FORS
 60
% Female staff
2020
FORS
 53%
Switzerland average
 8%
Global average
 18%
2019
FORS
 55%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
FORS
 38
Switzerland average
 42
Global average
 33
2019
FORS
 40
Financials
2020
FORS
 $12,361,546
Switzerland average
 $3,587,570
Global average
 $213,389,167
2019
FORS
 $11,724,980
2018
FORS
 $10,795,198

Social

Likes (2021)
FORS
 835
Switzerland average
 11,313
Global average
 31,361
Likes (2019)
FORS
 829
Twitter
Followers (2021)
FORS
 1,559
Switzerland average
 7,097
Global average
 18,412
Followers (2019)
FORS
 1,111

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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