Think tank

Institut für Gesellschafts- und Sozialpolitik

Institute for Society and Social Policy ‒ JKU

Linz, Austria

The Institute for Social and Social Policy deals with political institutions, ideas and dynamics as well as with policy design. The Institute is particularly interested in social and distribution policies, the organization of rule, the role of organized social interests in politics, and the change and influence of political ideas. Since its inception, the Institute has pursued an interdisciplinary approach, which is expressed in research collaborations with institutions and colleagues from neighboring disciplines. In teaching and research, questions are taken up that result from changing social problems with the aim of increasing problem-solving skills in the social policy area.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.jku.at/institut-fuer-gesellschafts-und-sozialpolitik/

Address:
Altenberger Straße 69 4040 Linz, Österreich, Austria

Country:
Austria

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Austria, Europe
Operating languages
German

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1969
Age (years)
Institut für Gesellschafts- und Sozialpolitik
 52
Austria average
 34
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Johannes Kepler University
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Prof.in Margitta Mätzke, Ph.D.
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): Prof.in Margitta Mätzke, Ph.D.
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Prof.in Margitta Mätzke, Ph.D.
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Institut für Gesellschafts- und Sozialpolitik
 21
Austria average
 66
Global average
 75
2019
Institut für Gesellschafts- und Sozialpolitik
 18
% Female staff
2021
Institut für Gesellschafts- und Sozialpolitik
 1%
Austria average
 1%
Global average
 0%
2019
Institut für Gesellschafts- und Sozialpolitik
 66%
% Female researchers
2019
Institut für Gesellschafts- und Sozialpolitik
 50%
Austria average
 39%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Institut für Gesellschafts- und Sozialpolitik
 4
Austria average
 30
Global average
 33
2019
Institut für Gesellschafts- und Sozialpolitik
 13

Social

Likes (2021)
Institut für Gesellschafts- und Sozialpolitik
 36,447
Austria average
 12,860
Global average
 31,384
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Institut für Gesellschafts- und Sozialpolitik
 3,685
Austria average
 5,901
Global average
 18,429

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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