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
Institutional affiliations
N/A
Year founded
2008
Age (years)
FORS
 14
Switzerland average
 37
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
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
 45
Global average
 86
2020
FORS
 62
2019
FORS
 60
% Female staff
2021
FORS
 46%
Switzerland average
 45%
Global average
 48%
2020
FORS
 53%
2019
FORS
 55%
% Female researchers
2021
FORS
 54%
Switzerland average
 23%
Global average
 16%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
FORS
 38
Switzerland average
 40
Global average
 34
2019
FORS
 40
Financials
2020
FORS
 $12,361,546
Switzerland average
 $3,414,793
Global average
 $199,879,694
2019
FORS
 $11,724,980
2018
FORS
 $10,795,198

Social

Likes (2021)
FORS
 835
Switzerland average
 11,543
Global average
 30,815
Likes (2019)
FORS
 829
Twitter
Followers (2022)
FORS
 1,757
Switzerland average
 8,264
Global average
 19,218
Followers (2021)
FORS
 1,559
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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