Join us for the next Methods and Research Meeting 


Sandra Hupka-Brunner and Andres Gomensoro from the University of Bern will present the following topic: PICE – A mixed-method TREE study: study design, methodological considerations and first results.

Register now for next FORS Data management webinar on Data protection!


This free online series of four webinars introduces you to the context of open research data. Learn about the requirements of funders and journals with respect to data sharing, get a better understanding of the legal and ethical framework in which your research is embedded. The next webinar focuses on Data protection.

8ème Festival suisse des méthodes qualitatives : le qualitatif en santé

04/11/2021 - 05/11/2021

Le 8ème Festival suisse des méthodes qualitatives est organisé par l’Unité Sociologie du Département des sciences sociales. Il est axé cette année sur les questions de santé. Cette thématique est incontournable dans la période que nous vivons.


Register for the free online webinar on Data Protection

Does your research involve data collection in a social science discipline? Do you wish to learn more about how to produce a DMP & how to apply good practices throughout the research process? If so, register now.

New MOSAiCH COVID-19 data release (Wave 3)

A new cumulated MOSAiCH COVID-19 dataset, including the three COVID-19 panel waves fielded from spring 2020 to spring 2021, is now available on FORSbase.

The MOSAiCH 2020 dataset is now published on FORSbase

We are happy to announce the release of the MOSAiCH/ISSP 2020 data on Environment and related topics, fielded in spring 2020.

The COVID-19 pandemic increased social inequality in Switzerland in some respects

FORS and the HETSL have published a report on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and the semi-lockdown in spring 2020 on the living conditions of households in Switzerland.