Varieties of Democracy Institute

V-Dem Institute
Gothenburg, Sweden

The V-Dem Institute headquarters is based at the Department of Political Science, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. It is the executive management arm of the V-Dem project, which collects and analyses data on the different varieties of democracies around the world. It is mainly responsible for most aspects of the data collection efforts, management and coordination of several large research programmes. It is also responsible for the outreach, dissemination, and collaboration with policy/practitioners’ organisations.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.v-dem.net/institute.html

Address:
V-Dem Institute, University of Gothenburg

Country:
Sweden

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Topics of research
Geographics of focus
Balkans, Central Asia, East Asia, Eastern Europe and Russia, North America, Southern Africa, Southern Europe
Operating languages
English , Swedish

Organisation details

Business model
University institute/center
Institutional affiliations
University
Founded by
Founders: Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame
Founder gender: Other entities
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): Staffan I. Lindberg
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2022): Staffan I. Lindberg
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Staffan I. Lindberg
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2023
Varieties of Democracy Institute
 24
Sweden average
 68
Global average
 66
2022
Varieties of Democracy Institute
 11
2021
Varieties of Democracy Institute
 13
% Female staff
2023
Varieties of Democracy Institute
 63%
Sweden average
 46%
Global average
 50%
2022
Varieties of Democracy Institute
 55%
2021
Varieties of Democracy Institute
 33%
% Female researchers
2021
Varieties of Democracy Institute
 33%
Sweden average
 8%
Global average
 16%

Organisational performance

Publications
2022
Varieties of Democracy Institute
 19
Sweden average
 68
Global average
 65

Social

Likes (2023)
Varieties of Democracy Institute
 8,100
Sweden average
 8,418
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Varieties of Democracy Institute
 7,846
Twitter
Followers (2023)
Varieties of Democracy Institute
 15,200
Sweden average
 12,762
Global average
 19,389
Followers (2022)
Varieties of Democracy Institute
 12,488
Subscribers (2023)
Varieties of Democracy Institute
 1,130
Sweden average
 2,035
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
Varieties of Democracy Institute
 0
Followers (2023)
Varieties of Democracy Institute
 269
Sweden average
 2,287
Global average
 11,185
Followers (2023)
Varieties of Democracy Institute
 1,927
Sweden average
 8,758
Global average
 12,007
Followers (2022)
Varieties of Democracy Institute
 1,093

Data notes

Last updated: 27/04/2023
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website, Organisation's social media accounts
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