Think tank

Forschungszentrum Ungleichheit und Sozialpolitik

Research Centre for Inequality and Social Policy ‒ SOCIUM

Bremen, Germany

SOCIUM is the only social science research institute in Germany that examines questions of inequality, social policy and their social and political interactions empirically and theoretically. The focus of the work is on interdisciplinary research on social, economic, political, cultural, organizational, legal, historical and socio-medical conditions and consequences of social inequality, state social policy and their interdependencies. This research is carried out in a disciplinary manner primarily by sociology, political science, health, economics and law.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.socium.uni-bremen.de/

Address:
Mary-Somerville-Straße 5 28359 Bremen, Germany / P.O.Box 33 04 40 28334 Bremen, Germany

Country:
Germany

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Global
Operating languages
German

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1985
Age (years)
Forschungszentrum Ungleichheit und Sozialpolitik
 36
Germany average
 37
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: University of Bremen
Founder gender: Other/Not applicable
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Betina Hollstein
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
Forschungszentrum Ungleichheit und Sozialpolitik
 22
Germany average
 76
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Forschungszentrum Ungleichheit und Sozialpolitik
63% 
Germany average
47% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Forschungszentrum Ungleichheit und Sozialpolitik
63% 
Germany average
41% 
Global average
34% 

Data notes

Last updated: 24/02/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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