Call for contributions to the special issue “COVID-19 : A Political Science Perspective”


Welcome are short research notes. Proposals in English should be 150 words. The deadline is 31 July 2020.

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 !

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.


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

FORS contributes to the evaluation of the impact of COVID-19 on the Swiss population

Questions on COVID were included in various FORS surveys and then made available to researchers in Switzerland.

Round 9: Second data release now available

The second edition of data and documentation for Round 9 of the European Social Survey (ESS) has now been published.

New FORS guides on the measurement of social position in surveys and data anonymization

All FORS Guides to survey methods or data management are available for free on our website.