Think tank

Max-Planck-Institut für Sozialrecht und Sozialpolitik

Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy ‒ N/A

Munich, Germany

The Max Planck Institute for Social Law and Social Policy undertakes basic research on social questions in an international context. The research projects take legal, political as well as economical aspects into account.

Contact details

Website:
www.mpisoc.mpg.de

Address:
Hofgartenstraße 8 80539 Munich, Germany

Country:
Germany

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Germany, Europe
Operating languages
English , German

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
2001
Age (years)
Max-Planck-Institut für Sozialrecht und Sozialpolitik
 22
Germany average
 38
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Prof. Hans F. Zacher
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan (until 6/2022), Prof. Ulrich Becker (from 7/2022)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Prof. Dr. Ulrich Becker, Prof. Dr. Axel Borsch-Supan
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Prof. Dr. Ulrich Becker, Prof. Dr. Axel Borsch-Supan
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2022
Max-Planck-Institut für Sozialrecht und Sozialpolitik
 125
Germany average
 95
Global average
 42
2019
Max-Planck-Institut für Sozialrecht und Sozialpolitik
 78
% Female staff
2022
Max-Planck-Institut für Sozialrecht und Sozialpolitik
 67%
Germany average
 57%
Global average
 53%
2019
Max-Planck-Institut für Sozialrecht und Sozialpolitik
 57%
% Female researchers
2019
Max-Planck-Institut für Sozialrecht und Sozialpolitik
 51%
Germany average
 42%
Global average
 35%

Organisational performance

Publications
2020
Max-Planck-Institut für Sozialrecht und Sozialpolitik
 88
Germany average
 75
Global average
 34
2019
Max-Planck-Institut für Sozialrecht und Sozialpolitik
 84
2018
Max-Planck-Institut für Sozialrecht und Sozialpolitik
 33

Social

Followers (2022)
Max-Planck-Institut für Sozialrecht und Sozialpolitik
 1,652
Germany average
 10,723
Global average
 19,187
Followers (2021)
Max-Planck-Institut für Sozialrecht und Sozialpolitik
 1,310
Followers (2019)
Max-Planck-Institut für Sozialrecht und Sozialpolitik
 1,076
Followers (2022)
Max-Planck-Institut für Sozialrecht und Sozialpolitik
 1,085
Germany average
 11,462
Global average
 16,270

Data notes

Last updated: 12/03/2022
Boundary organization (find out more): Yes
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website
Notes: The Institute consists of two departments, each of which is managed by its own Director: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Becker oversees the Department for Foreign and International Social Law. Prof. Axel Börsch-Supan, PhD, heads the Department for Social Policy, which is also known as the Munich Center for the Economics of Aging.
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