24th Summer School in Social Science Methods

14/08/2020 - 28/08/2020

Given the current situation, we will provide an option of attending the workshops on-line for those who are not in position to travel. Should the situation require it, the Summer School will switch to remote mode. Register before June 15 !

Call for Contributions to the Special Issue on the 2019 Swiss National Elections


Proposals should be no longer than one page. The deadline for submitting proposals is: 31st August 2020

Tagung: Neue Wege der Datenerhebung und -analyse. Die Kombination von Daten aus unterschiedlichen Quellen.


Die Tagung richtet sich sowohl an interessierte Forschende wie auch an Personen mit Führungs-
verantwortung aus Hochschulen, Forschungsförderungs-
institutionen, öffentlicher Verwaltung sowie aus privaten und öffentlichen datenproduzierenden Unternehmungen.


The beta-version of wave 21 is now available

Data from Swiss Household Panel wave 21 and Cohort wave 7 are now available on request

Introducing DART – LIS New Data Visualisation Tool

FORS makes it possible for researchers in Switzerland to have access to LIS data and services. LIS is the Cross-National Data Center in Luxembourg that offers data on income and wealth.

FORSbase : The data repository adapted to your needs

FORSbase is our online repository for all social science disciplines. It is suitable for the deposit of all types of quantitative and qualitative data, including sensitive and experimental data.

The results of the Selects study on the 2019 Swiss Federal elections have just been published

The Swiss Election Study Selects has been investigating turnout and electoral behaviour in federal elections since 1995.