11th International Conference of Panel Data Users in Switzerland


This edition includes thematic sessions that cover a wide variety of topics, such as health and well-being, education and labour market, families, migration, or politics and attitudes. It also includes a special session organized by TREE as well as by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office.

Conference: Stay tuned to the Future. Impact of research infrastructures 2.0

10/06/2021 - 11/06/2021

Exchange on the meaning of impact and its variation between and within different fields and research infrastructures. Exchange on the measurement of impact. Showcase where and how infrastructures in different field create impact and much more!

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

13/08/2021 - 27/08/2021

The Summer School is organized by the Università della Svizzera italiana in close cooperation with FORS, the Swiss Foundation for social science research. It offers every year several full-time workshops […]


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.

FORS Annual Report 2020

The FORS Annual Report 2020 showcases our methodological research in the social sciences, our data and research information services, scientific collaboration programs and publications.

Release of the Swiss Household Panel waves 1-21: new data available

Waves 1-21 (1999-2019) comprise data on imputed income, wealth and CNEF data. This new data release also includes an intermediate wave with repeated measures and new variables related to COVID-19.

MOSAiCH 2022 – Call for question contributions

The MOSAiCH call 2022 relating to the ISSP module ‘Family and Changing Gender Roles V’ is out. Propose your questions for the follow-up survey now.