Think tank

Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien

German Institute of Global and Area Studies ‒ GIGA

Hamburg, Germany

The GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies is an independent social science research institute based in Hamburg, Germany. Their mission is to analyse political, social, and economic developments in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East, as well as global issues. As a member of the Leibniz Association, they are committed to the Leibniz principle of “theoria cum praxi”: science for the benefit of society

Contact details

Website:
http://www.giga-hamburg.de/

Address:
GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien Neuer Jungfernstieg 21 20354 Hamburg

Country:
Germany

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Organisation details

Business model
Other
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1964
Age (years)
Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
57 
Germany average
 37
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: City of Hamburg and the Hamburg business community
Founder gender: Other/Not applicable
Leadership
Leader(s) (2019): Amrita Narlikar
Leader gender: Female
Leader(s) (2016): Prof. Dr. Robert Kappel
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 241
Germany average
 76
Global average
 120
% Female staff
2019
Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
50% 
Germany average
47% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
50% 
Germany average
41% 
Global average
34% 

Social

Likes (2019)
Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 10,413
Germany average
 17,483
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 5,896
Germany average
 7,866
Global average
 15,113
Subscribers (2019)
Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 132
Germany average
 3,620
Global average
 5,924
Subscribers (2019)
Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
Germany average
Global average
Followers (2019)
Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien
 1,296
Germany average
 2,640
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 30/01/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: German Think Tank Directory, Organisation´s website
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