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
 30
Founded by
Founders: University of Bremen
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): N/A Leader(s) (2020): N/A Leader(s) (2019): Betina Hollstein
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
Forschungszentrum Ungleichheit und Sozialpolitik
 22
Germany average
 68
Global average
 121
% Female staff
2019
Forschungszentrum Ungleichheit und Sozialpolitik
 63%
Germany average
 47%
Global average
 43%
% Female researchers
2019
Forschungszentrum Ungleichheit und Sozialpolitik
 63%
Germany average
 42%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Forschungszentrum Ungleichheit und Sozialpolitik
 426
Germany average
 75
Global average
 33
2019
Forschungszentrum Ungleichheit und Sozialpolitik
 294

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
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