Think tank

Institute of Regional Studies Islamabad

Institute of Regional Studies ‒ IRS

Islamabad, Pakistan

The Institute of Regional Studies (IRS) is an independent, non-profit research centre devoted to the study of the region around Pakistan: South Asia, Southwest Asia (Iran, Afghanistan and the Gulf), China, Central Asia as well as the Indian Ocean region. It also studies and analyses policies of major power centers towards South Asia. The Institute was set up in March 1982. It is considered one of Pakistan's leading think tanks. The Institute covers a wide spectrum of research in foreign and internal affairs, economy and industry, science and technology.

Contact details

Website:
http://irs.org.pk/

Address:
38-W 4th Floor Khalid Plaza Jinnah Avenue Blue Area Islamabad, 44000, Pakistan.

Country:
Pakistan

Sub-region:
Southern Asia

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Pakistan and South Asia
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Staff size
2019
Institute of Regional Studies Islamabad
 10
Pakistan average
 42
Global average
 122
% Female staff
2019
Institute of Regional Studies Islamabad
 40%
Pakistan average
 18%
Global average
 43%
% Female researchers
2019
Institute of Regional Studies Islamabad
 40%
Pakistan average
 21%
Global average
 35%

Social

Likes (2022)
Institute of Regional Studies Islamabad
 5,095
Pakistan average
 10,020
Global average
 32,721
Likes (2021)
Institute of Regional Studies Islamabad
 3,625
Likes (2019)
Institute of Regional Studies Islamabad
 191
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Institute of Regional Studies Islamabad
 4,594
Pakistan average
 5,015
Global average
 19,273
Followers (2021)
Institute of Regional Studies Islamabad
 989

Data notes

Last updated: 22/02/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Asian Affairs - Directory of Think Tanks about Asia, Organisation´s website
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