Schweizer Methodenfestival für qualitative Forschungsmethoden (4.-5.09.2024)


In 15 Ateliers können sich Interessierte über den aktuellen Stand verschiedener Methoden informieren und Fragen sowie ihre eigenen Projekte mit Expertinnen und Experten diskutieren. Anmeldefrist: 26.05.24

Join us for the next Methods and Research Meeting 


We welcome Thomas Louail, CNRS researcher in computational social science. The title of his presentation is “Unveiling social desirability scales by comparing individuals’ responses to an online survey with their streaming history data”. The seminar will take place at Géopolis, room 5799, University of Lausanne from 12:15 to 13:30.

The registration for the SHP workshop in June is still open

04/06/2024 - 07/06/2024

The Swiss Household Panel (SHP) workshop will take place in Lausanne from the 4th to the 7th of June 2024. Register until the 27th of May 2024.


Driving Open Science forward: Switzerland founds the SSHOC-CH open cluster

FORS is pleased to be part of the founding assembly and announces the appointment of Georg Lutz, Director of FORS, to the position of President within SSHOC-CH.

The European Social Survey has been awarded the Infrastructure Prize for Sociology 2024

The ESS is honored to receive this prize in recognition of their collective work to deliver high quality data infrastructure to European social scientists.

Call for contributions on Longitudinal Survey Data

The SHP team has published a call for contributions for the Research Topic “Exploring Social Stratification Dynamics: Insights from Longitudinal Survey Data”. Submit your abstract until July 31, 2024.

Call for Questions/Modules (CCS round IV questionnaire 2025-2030)

The Comparative Candidates Survey (CCS) has been conducted successfully in around 30 countries since 2005. They now prepare a 4th series of candidate surveys that will be fielded from 2025 to 2030. Submit your questions and modules by June 10, 2024.