Think tank

Utrikespolitiska institutet

Swedish Institute of International Affairs ‒ UI

Stockholm, Sweden

SIIA was founded as a politically independent public service institution for information and research about international political issues. Information activities are geared towards the general Swedish public, while research at the institute is conducted in contact and cooperation with both Swedish and international institutions and individual researchers. The institute also has an important function as a forum for debate on international issues and as a meeting place for academics, practitioners, journalists and politicians.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.ui.se/english/

Address:
Visiting address Drottning Kristinas väg 37 114 28 Stockholm | Mail address P.O. Box 27035 102 51 Stockholm Sweden

Country:
Sweden

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Europe, Asia, Russia and Eurasia, the Middle East and North Africa and Global politics and security
Operating languages
English , Swedish

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1938
Age (years)
Utrikespolitiska institutet
 84
Sweden average
 38
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Utrikespolitiska samfundet (The Swedish Society for International Affairs).
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Björn Jerdén
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Christer Ahlström
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): Mats Karlsson
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Utrikespolitiska institutet
 92
Sweden average
 62
Global average
 86
2019
Utrikespolitiska institutet
 40
2017
Utrikespolitiska institutet
 76
% Female researchers
2017
Utrikespolitiska institutet
 40%
Sweden average
 43%
Global average
 41%

Organisational performance

Publications
2016
Utrikespolitiska institutet
 36
Sweden average
 65
Global average
 160
2015
Utrikespolitiska institutet
 31

Social

Likes (2022)
Utrikespolitiska institutet
 9,646
Sweden average
 8,686
Global average
 32,721
Likes (2021)
Utrikespolitiska institutet
 8,729
Likes (2019)
Utrikespolitiska institutet
 7,313
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Utrikespolitiska institutet
 8,750
Sweden average
 12,040
Global average
 19,281
Followers (2021)
Utrikespolitiska institutet
 7,582
Followers (2019)
Utrikespolitiska institutet
 5,941
Subscribers (2022)
Utrikespolitiska institutet
 1,600
Sweden average
 893
Global average
 5,626
Subscribers (2021)
Utrikespolitiska institutet
 1,230
Subscribers (2019)
Utrikespolitiska institutet
 989

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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