Think tank

Institut für Sozialforschung und Gesellschaftspolitik

ISG

Cologne, Germany

The Institute for Social Research and Social Policy (ISG) is an independent, private economic and social research institute based in Cologne. It was founded in 1952 by Otto Blume at the University of Cologne. The institute conducts empirical social research and scientific advice in the fields of social, labor market and economic policy for public and private clients. The scientific field of work encompasses broad areas of German and European social policy. Their focus is on social assistance and life situation research and economic and labor market policies.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.isg-institut.de/

Address:
ISG Institut für Sozialforschung und Gesellschaftspolitik e.V. (Otto-Blume-Institut) Barbarossaplatz 2 50674 Köln; ISG-Dresden - Institut für Sozialforschung und Gesellschaftspolitik GmbH Wormser Str. 74 01309 Dresden; ISG - Berlin Institut für Sozialforschung und Gesellschaftspolitik GmbH Sterntalerstr. 6 12555 Berlin

Country:
Germany

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Germany
Operating languages
English , German

Organisation details

Business model
For profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1952
Age (years)
Institut für Sozialforschung und Gesellschaftspolitik
 70
Germany average
 37
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Otto Blume
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): N/A Leader(s) (2020): N/A Leader(s) (2019): Dr. Dietrich Engels
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Institut für Sozialforschung und Gesellschaftspolitik
 29
Germany average
 108
Global average
 86
2019
Institut für Sozialforschung und Gesellschaftspolitik
 27
% Female staff
2019
Institut für Sozialforschung und Gesellschaftspolitik
 52%
Germany average
 48%
Global average
 43%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Institut für Sozialforschung und Gesellschaftspolitik
 0
Germany average
 76
Global average
 34
2019
Institut für Sozialforschung und Gesellschaftspolitik
 0

Data notes

Last updated: 12/03/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: German Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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