Think tank

Forschungsstätte der Evangelischen Studiengemeinschaft

Research Center of the Evangelical Community ‒ FEST

Heidelberg, Germany

The Research Centre of the Evangelische Studiengemeinschaft e.V. (FEST) is an interdisciplinary research institute, based in Heidelberg since 1958, whose basic funding is provided by the members of the sponsoring association – the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD), the regional churches of the EKD, the German Protestant Kirchentag and the Protestant Academies – and which also finances research and consulting work through third-party funds.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.fest-heidelberg.de

Address:
Forschungsstätte der Evangelischen Studiengemeinschaft e.V. (FEST), Institut für interdisziplinäre Forschung, Schmeilweg 5, 69118 Heidelberg, Germany

Country:
Germany

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Germany
Operating languages
German

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Other
Year founded
1957
Age (years)
Forschungsstätte der Evangelischen Studiengemeinschaft
 65
Germany average
 37
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Ludwig Raiser
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Dr. Fredericke van Oorchot, Dr. Ines-Jacqueline Werkner, Dr. Benjamin Held, Dr. Magnus Schlette
Leader gender: Both male and female (more than one person)
Leader(s) (2020): N/A Leader(s) (2019): Klaus Tanner
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Forschungsstätte der Evangelischen Studiengemeinschaft
 17
Germany average
 108
Global average
 86
% Female staff
2021
Forschungsstätte der Evangelischen Studiengemeinschaft
 65%
Germany average
 50%
Global average
 48%
2019
Forschungsstätte der Evangelischen Studiengemeinschaft
 50%
% Female researchers
2021
Forschungsstätte der Evangelischen Studiengemeinschaft
 65%
Germany average
 23%
Global average
 16%
2019
Forschungsstätte der Evangelischen Studiengemeinschaft
 44%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Forschungsstätte der Evangelischen Studiengemeinschaft
 57
Germany average
 76
Global average
 34
2019
Forschungsstätte der Evangelischen Studiengemeinschaft
 24

Data notes

Last updated: 12/03/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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