FORS Lunch seminar on Persistent class gaps in perceptions of political voice: liberal democracies 1974-2016 


Line Rennwald will present the following project: Persistent class gaps in perceptions of political voice: liberal democracies 1974-2016. Joint work with Jonas Pontusson from the University of Geneva.

25th Summer School in Social Science Methods in Lugano. Register now!

13/08/2021 - 27/08/2021

We are glad to announce that the Summer School will take place as foreseen in Lugano. Should the situation require it, the Summer School will switch to remote mode.

Save the date for the next SHP workshop!

13/09/2021 - 15/09/2021

On the first day, there will be an introduction to the SHP and the R software. On the second and third day the workshop will focus on data management with R, based on data from the SHP.


Peter Farago elected new honorary member of the SAHS

FORS is delighted that Professor Peter Farago, Founding Director of FORS, has been elected as new honorary member by the Assembly of Delegates of the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences (SAHS).

Pre-release of the EVS Trend File 1981-2017

We are happy to announce the pre-release of the EVS Trend File 1981-2017. This file is constructed from the five EVS waves and covers almost 40 years. In altogether 159 surveys, more than 223.000 respondents from 48 countries/regions were interviewed.  

First partial release for the ISSP 2019 on Social Inequality V

The ISSP team at the GESIS Data Archive is glad to announce the publication of the first partial data release of ISSP 2019 Social Inequality V, including data from Switzerland and 14 other countries.

SHARE-ERIC celebrates its 10th anniversary as the first ERIC ever

To date, more than 12,000 researchers in 75 countries are working with SHARE data and have produced more than 3,000 SHARE-based publications.