Institut für Rechts und Kriminalzociologie

Institute for the Sociologoy of Law and Criminology ‒ IRKS
Vienna, Austria

We conduct interdisciplinary research on security, crime, violence and extremism, legal norms, social control and social work. Our studies accompany the implementation of measures and laws and record the effects of social and legal interventions with a diverse and elaborate range of methods. With our scientific findings, we pursue the central concern of contributing to social security and social participation of as many stakeholder groups as possible.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.irks.at

Address:
Museumstraße 5/12, 1070 Wien, Austria

Country:
Austria

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Operating languages
German

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1973
Age (years)
Institut für Rechts und Kriminalzociologie
 50
Austria average
 35
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Heinz Steinert
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Mayrhofer Hemma , Mag.
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): Dr. Oliver Scheiber, Dr. Judith Kohlenberger
Leader gender: Both male and female co-leaders (more than one person)
Staff size
2023
Institut für Rechts und Kriminalzociologie
 10
Austria average
 66
Global average
 66
2021
Institut für Rechts und Kriminalzociologie
 13
2019
Institut für Rechts und Kriminalzociologie
 11
% Female staff
2023
Institut für Rechts und Kriminalzociologie
 70%
Austria average
 51%
Global average
 50%
2021
Institut für Rechts und Kriminalzociologie
 55%
2019
Institut für Rechts und Kriminalzociologie
 55%
% Female researchers
2021
Institut für Rechts und Kriminalzociologie
 71%
Austria average
 24%
Global average
 16%
2019
Institut für Rechts und Kriminalzociologie
 57%

Organisational performance

Publications
2016
Institut für Rechts und Kriminalzociologie
 43
Austria average
 177
Global average
 152
2015
Institut für Rechts und Kriminalzociologie
 30

Social

Likes (2021)
Institut für Rechts und Kriminalzociologie
 1,553
Austria average
 8,839
Global average
 30,843
Likes (2019)
Institut für Rechts und Kriminalzociologie
 380

Data notes

Last updated: 04/05/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
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