Save the date ! Swiss Household Panel workshop

09/06/2020 - 12/06/2020

The Swiss Household Panel workshop will take place from 9 to 12 June 2020 at the University of Lausanne. On 9 June, there will be an introduction to the Swiss Household Panel. The topic of basic data management will also be treated.

FORS organises the 2020 Panel Survey Methods workshop in Lausanne

01/07/2020 - 02/07/2020

The next Panel Survey Methods Workshop will be hosted by FORS at the University of Lausanne on Wednesday July 1st  and Thursday July 2nd, 2020.

Register now for the 24th Summer School in Social Science Methods !

14/08/2020 - 28/08/2020

The Summer School in Social Science Methods has been conceived for those who feel the need to refresh, deepen and widen their methodological knowledge and skills, whatever their professional situation: student, researcher or practitioner.


FORS Annual Report 2019

The Annual Report 2019 showcases our research in social sciences, our data services, collaboration programs and publications. The report further summarizes all of the activities associated with our surveys.

New SHP data available

Wave 20 and the data of the pilot study for the forthcoming refreshment sample of the SHP are now available on FORSbase!
Also available, the new wave of the LIVES FORS Cohort Survey as well as the data of the additional SHP Vaud sample.

The MOSAiCH call 2021 relating to the ISSP module ‘Health II’ is out now !

We hereby invite scholars to propose questions for the follow-up survey administered after the ISSP 2021 module on “Health II”.

We are doing our bit to slow down the spread of Coronavirus

FORS remains operational and we are responding to your requests. FORS has implemented home office in order to comply with all the measures in force.