Next presentation of the FORS-SSP Methods & Research Meeting with Bettina Moltrecht from the University College London (UCL) 


The title of the presentation: Development and use of Harmony, a Natural Language Processing tool to facilitate measurement harmonisation across studies.

FORS Lunch seminar on “Quantifying Quality of Life Beyond Self-Reporting and Incorporating Daily Life into Medicine: mQoL Living Lab”


Join us at Géopolis for this lunch seminar with Katarzyna Wac from the University of Geneva

Call for abstracts: ISSP user conference on Environment


The International Social Survey Programme (ISSP) is delighted to announce its second ISSP User Conference, scheduled for December 4, 2023 around the topic of Environment. Submit your abstract till October 20, 2023.


First edition of the CNES seminar series on Implementing mixed-mode surveys

This CNES Seminar Series casts a spotlight on different National Election Studies that share their experiences in designing and conducting election studies. Free online event: 14.11.2023

Final data release of the ISSP 2020 Environment IV

The ISSP is pleased to announce the publication of the final release of the international ISSP 2020 Environment IV data file (ZA7650_v2.0.0), which includes data from Switzerland and 27 other ISSP member countries around the world.

The Swiss Household Panel in the media

Results from the SHP have been discussed extensively in the media lately, notably on the drop of fertility rates in Switzerland. Whereas 30 years ago about 16% of women in Switzerland were childless, this number has increased to 25% today.

The FORS Data Re-use Award 2023

Consider submitting your paper to the FORS Data Re-use Award 2023 and get the chance to win up to 1’000 CHF. The Award will be given to young researchers who carry out excellent research that is based on secondary data from SWISSUbase.