Think tank

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) (2022): Staffan I. Lindberg
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Staffan I. Lindberg
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2022
Varieties of Democracy Institute
 11
Sweden average
 12
Global average
 15
2021
Varieties of Democracy Institute
 13
% Female staff
2022
Varieties of Democracy Institute
 1%
Sweden average
 1%
Global average
 1%
2021
Varieties of Democracy Institute
 0%

Social

Likes (2022)
Varieties of Democracy Institute
 7,846
Sweden average
 4,062
Global average
 7,238
Twitter
Followers (2022)
Varieties of Democracy Institute
 12,205
Sweden average
 12,681
Global average
 11,774
Subscribers (2022)
Varieties of Democracy Institute
 962
Sweden average
 1,033
Global average
 2,449
Followers (2022)
Varieties of Democracy Institute
 1,093
Sweden average
 5,348
Global average
 8,804

Data notes

Last updated: 21/04/2022
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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