Think tank

Institute for Social Policy

Vienna, Austria

The Institute deals with the general theoretical foundations of social policy, above all with three fields of research. For each of these research lines, a number of different questions are examined, which are answered with the help of a broad spectrum of social and economic theories and using a variety of quantitative and qualitative methods. In addition, each of the three research lines takes into account three cross-​cutting issues in particular: Europe, Gender and Aging.

Contact details


Institute for Socialpolicy: Building D4, 3rd floor Health Economics and Policy Division: Building D4, 3rd floo


Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Austria, Europe
Operating languages
English , German

Organisation details

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University institute/center
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Founders: Vienna University of Economics and Business
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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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