Think tank

Karl Renner Institut

RI

Vienna, Austria

The Karl Renner Institute is the political academy of the Austrian Social Democratic Party. It is a forum for political discourse, a centre for education and training and a think tank for the future of social democracy. Bruno Kreisky, the initiator of the "Federal Act on the Promotion of Political Education" passed in 1972, was concerned with the quality of political discourse in Austria and with looking beyond its borders. The focus was on motivation for political participation, promotion of young talent and qualification for functions. Interpreting these tasks in a contemporary way and developing attractive, innovative and sustainable political education and discourse offerings are the core tasks of the team.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.renner-institut.at/

Address:
Karl-Renner-Institut, Karl-Popper-Straße 8, A-1100 Wien

Country:
Austria

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Austria
Operating languages
English , French , German

Organisation details

Year founded
1972
Age (years)
Karl Renner Institut
 49
Austria average
 34
Global average
 30
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Maria Maltschnig
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2020): N/A Leader(s) (2019): Doris Bures
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2021
Karl Renner Institut
 17
Austria average
 66
Global average
 75
2019
Karl Renner Institut
 18
% Female staff
2021
Karl Renner Institut
 1%
Austria average
 1%
Global average
 0%
2019
Karl Renner Institut
 72%
% Female researchers
2019
Karl Renner Institut
 0%
Austria average
 39%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Karl Renner Institut
 13
Austria average
 30
Global average
 33
2019
Karl Renner Institut
 16

Social

Likes (2021)
Karl Renner Institut
 4,294
Austria average
 12,863
Global average
 31,343
Likes (2019)
Karl Renner Institut
 3,820
Twitter
Followers (2021)
Karl Renner Institut
 647
Austria average
 5,901
Global average
 18,358
Followers (2019)
Karl Renner Institut
 400
Subscribers (2021)
Karl Renner Institut
 610
Austria average
 1,501
Global average
 5,251
Subscribers (2019)
Karl Renner Institut
 315

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Observatoire des Think Tanks Directory, Organisation´s website
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