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
 15
Switzerland average
 38
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Prof. Dr. George Lutz
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Prof. Dr. George Lutz
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
FORS
 63
Switzerland average
 46
Global average
 85
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
 $3,478,827
Global average
 $199,878,320
2019
FORS
 $11,724,980
2018
FORS
 $10,795,198

Social

Likes (2021)
FORS
 835
Switzerland average
 11,458
Global average
 30,836
Likes (2019)
FORS
 829
Followers (2022)
FORS
 1,757
Switzerland average
 8,239
Global average
 19,187
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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