Think tank

German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien

German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) ‒ GIGA

Hamburg, Germany

The GIGA is an independent social science research institute based in Hamburg, Germany. Their mission is to analyse political, social, and economic developments in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East, as well as global issues. As a member of the Leibniz Association, they are committed to the Leibniz principle of “theoria cum praxi”: science for the benefit of society

Contact details

Website:
https://www.giga-hamburg.de/en

Address:
Neuer Jungfernstieg 21 20354 Hamburg Germany

Country:
Germany

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Other
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1964
Age (years)
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 58
Germany average
 37
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: The GIGA is jointly funded by the German Federal Foreign Office, the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg (Ministry of Science, Research, Equalities and Districts), and the other federal states.
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): Prof. Dr. Amrita Narlikar
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2021): Prof. Dr. Amrita Narlikar
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Prof. Dr. Amrita Narlikar
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2022
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 122
Germany average
 99
Global average
 48
2021
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 122
2020
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 108
% Female staff
2022
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 59%
Germany average
 56%
Global average
 54%
2021
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 59%
2020
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 59%
% Female researchers
2022
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 30%
Germany average
 41%
Global average
 36%
2021
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 30%
2020
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 27%

Organisational performance

Publications
2021
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 266
Germany average
 97
Global average
 47
2020
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 308
Financials
2021
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 $14,356,431
Germany average
 $11,145,842
Global average
 $7,177,137
2020
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 $14,661,075
2019
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 $15,950,664

Social

Likes (2021)
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 10,984
Germany average
 18,761
Global average
 31,315
Likes (2019)
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 10,413
Twitter
Followers (2022)
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 10,621
Germany average
 10,701
Global average
 19,641
Followers (2021)
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 8,572
Followers (2019)
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 5,896
Subscribers (2022)
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 0
Germany average
 2,867
Global average
 5,763
Subscribers (2021)
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 0
Subscribers (2019)
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 132
Subscribers (2019)
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
Germany average
Global average
Followers (2021)
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 442
Germany average
 8,091
Global average
 14,002
Followers (2019)
German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 1,296
Germany average
 2,728
Global average
 6,385

Data notes

Last updated: 30/06/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: German Think Tank Directory, Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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