Think tank

Institutet för Framtidsstudier

Institute for Futures Studies ‒ IFFS

Stockholm, Sweden

The Institute's mission is the pursuit of futures studies and related activities with a view to stimulate a broad and open debate on future threats to and opportunities for social development. The first institute for futures studies, the Secretariat for Futures Studies functioned as a complement to the Prime Minister's Office. In 1980, the secretariat became a unit of the Swedish Council for Planning and Coordination of Research, and in 1987 its activities were reorganized into an independent research foundation. The Institute's current major research program is "Shaping the Future: Demography and Democracy in the 21st Century." This program builds on central elements of the Swedish tradition on futures studies, in particular the powerful connection between futures studies and democracy. The program embraces three themes: demography and social transformation; welfare, power, and citizenship; and the community in the global economy. In addition, the Institute supports research on theoretical and methodological issues relevant to Swedish and international futures studies.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.framtidsstudier.se

Address:
Box 591 SE-101 31 Stockholm | Visiting Address: Holländargatan 13

Country:
Sweden

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Sweden | Global
Operating languages
English , Swedish

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Government
Year founded
1973
Age (years)
Institutet för Framtidsstudier
 49
Sweden average
 36
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: N/A
Founder gender: N/A
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Catharina Elmsäter-Svärd , (Chairman)
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2019): Gustaf Arrhenius
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): Gustaf Arrhenius
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Institutet för Framtidsstudier
 16
Sweden average
 34
Global average
 124
2017
Institutet för Framtidsstudier
 54
% Female researchers
2019
Institutet för Framtidsstudier
 39%
Sweden average
 36%
Global average
 35%
2017
Institutet för Framtidsstudier
 31%

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
Institutet för Framtidsstudier
 75
Sweden average
 97
Global average
 6,826
2016
Institutet för Framtidsstudier
 28
2015
Institutet för Framtidsstudier
 33
Financials
2020
Institutet för Framtidsstudier
 $6,208
Sweden average
 $6,731,492
Global average
 $213,849,270
2019
Institutet för Framtidsstudier
 $6,357
2016
Institutet för Framtidsstudier
 $3,880,920

Social

Likes (2021)
Institutet för Framtidsstudier
 2,048
Sweden average
 7,763
Global average
 31,388
Likes (2019)
Institutet för Framtidsstudier
 1,750
Likes (2017)
Institutet för Framtidsstudier
 1,182
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Institutet för Framtidsstudier
 1,700
Sweden average
 11,828
Global average
 19,804
Followers (2021)
Institutet för Framtidsstudier
 1,392
Followers (2019)
Institutet för Framtidsstudier
 909
Subscribers (2022)
Institutet för Framtidsstudier
 1,090
Sweden average
 1,116
Global average
 5,882
Subscribers (2021)
Institutet för Framtidsstudier
 847
Subscribers (2019)
Institutet för Framtidsstudier
 500
Followers (2021)
Institutet för Framtidsstudier
 301
Sweden average
 1,865
Global average
 14,022
Followers (2019)
Institutet för Framtidsstudier
 110
Followers (2019)
Institutet för Framtidsstudier
 490
Sweden average
 12,597
Global average
 6,399

Data notes

Last updated: 17/01/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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