New SHP data released

mai 25, 2023

We have published Wave 23 of the SHP. You can find all the data sets on SWISSUbase (Living in Switzerland Waves 1-23 + Covid 19 data). Wave 23 contains the two modules Religion and Psychological dimensions as well as new questions on chronic diseases.

Final Round 10 data release

mai 15, 2023

Data from all 31 countries who took part in the European Social Survey (ESS) Round 10 (2020-22) is now available via the ESS Data Portal.

Le FORS Data Re-use Award 2023

mai 9, 2023

Soumettez votre article et tentez de gagner jusqu’à 1’000 CHF. Ce prix est décerné aux jeunes chercheuses et chercheurs qui effectuent d’excellentes recherches basées sur des données secondaires.

12th International Conference of Panel Data Users in Switzerland

mars 28, 2023

The 12th International Conference of Panel Data Users in Switzerland will take place on June 14-15, 2023 at the University of Lausanne.

New study published on the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic in Switzerland

mars 16, 2023

A new study investigates how and for whom relations with neighbors changed during the pandemic and how these changes impacted subjective well-being and trust in other people.

Discover our new documentation page!

mars 16, 2023

We rethought our documentation webpage. All the information concerning the SHP documentation is now compiled on one page and easily accessible.

27th Summer School in Social Science Methods. New courses this year.

mars 9, 2023

There is still time to register for the 27th Summer School in Social Science Methods in Lugano. In response to requests from past participants, three new courses are introduced this year.

Rapport annuel FORS 2022

mars 2, 2023

Notre rapport annuel 2022 présente nos recherches, nos services de données, nos infrastructures, nos programmes de collaboration et nos publications. Le rapport résume également toutes les activités liées à nos enquêtes nationales et internationales.

The data of wave 6 of Selects is now available

janvier 20, 2023

This wave provides insights into vote intention in federal elections, vote decision in popular votes, opinion on various issues related to the war in the Ukraine (like the reception of Ukrainian refugees, energy policy, security policy, etc.).

Publication des données de l’enquête MOSAiCH 2022 sur la famille et les changements de rôles homme-femme

janvier 9, 2023

Annonce de la publication des données MOSAiCH/ISSP 2022 sur la famille et les rôles liés au genre collectées au printemps 2022.

These are the round 12 rotating modules for the European Social Survey

janvier 5, 2023

The ESS Scientific Advisory Board has completed its selection. The rotating modules for the European Social Survey Round 12 are « Personal & social wellbeing » and « Attitudes to immigrants and refugees ».

Call for abstracts for the SHP Conference

décembre 22, 2022

The 12th International Conference of Panel Data Users in Switzerland will take place at the University of Lausanne in June 14-15, 2023. Submit your session proposal or your abstract for a presentation or a poster until February 27, 2023.

L’appel à contributions MOSAiCH 2024 en référence avec le module ISSP « Digital Societies » est ouvert!

décembre 20, 2022

Nous vous invitons à proposer des questions en référence avec le module ISSP « Digital Societies » jusqu’au 24 avril 2023.

Round 10: Second data release now available

décembre 11, 2022

The second edition of data for Round 10 is out, including Switzerland. The fieldwork, done during the Covid pandemic, included in particular & in addition to the usual topics questions on democracy & digitalized social contacts, as well as on Covid.

Register for the event « Paving the way for the future » to support the SSH Infrastructures in Switzerland initiative

novembre 14, 2022

Register now for the public event « Paving the way for the future » that will take place at the University of Bern on January 18, 2023.

DASSI visits FORS: Exchange of best practices between neighbours

octobre 25, 2022

From 20 to 22 September 2022, Carlo Pisano and Domingo Scisci from DASSI, the Italian data archive for social sciences and CESSDA service provider, visited FORS.

Final data release of the ISSP 2019 “Social Inequality V”

octobre 20, 2022

The ISSP is glad to announce the publication of the final release of the international ISSP 2019 Social Inequality V data file (ZA7600_v3.0.0), including data from Switzerland and 28 other countries from six continents.

Nouvelle plateforme de recherche sur les méthodes en sciences sociales lancée au sein de l’Institut des sciences sociales

septembre 26, 2022

Cette plateforme regroupe des chercheurs·ses de la Faculté des SSP et FORS qui collaborent au sein du programme de recherche FORS-SSP.

Call for abstracts: ISSP User Conference on Social Inequality

septembre 23, 2022

The ISSP is very pleased to announce its first ISSP User Conference on Social Inequality, which will be held online on December 12, 2022. The Call for Abstracts is now open. The deadline for submissions is October 15, 2022.

The social sciences and humanities need well-established and well-funded infrastructures

août 25, 2022

A new initiative asks for a better acknowledgment of the interests of the SSH domain among policy makers. Read the position paper and sign the letter of support.

Register now for our free online webinars on Data Management

août 25, 2022

We offer four free webinars on the following topics: Informed consent (27.09.22), Documentation (11.10.2022), Anonymisation of quantitative data (1.11.22) and Anonymisation of qualitative data (22.11.22).

FORS replication service : notre nouveau service pour vos matériaux de réplication

juillet 12, 2022

Le service de réplication de FORS est une solution gratuite pour les journaux et les chercheuses et chercheurs afin de faciliter le partage des matériaux de réplication liés aux publications.

The special issue on the Swiss National Elections 2019 is out now!

juillet 4, 2022

Issue edited by Nathalie Giger, Denise Traber and Anke Tresch. Published in the Swiss Political Science Review.

The SHP is hiring. Join our team!

juin 22, 2022

We are looking for a Junior Scientific Collaborator (80-100%) to strengthen the team of the Swiss Household Panel (SHP).

Le Fonds national suisse donne le feu vert au projet « Swiss Direct Democracy in the 21st Century ».

juin 9, 2022

Huit universités suisses, le Liechtenstein-Institut et FORS participeront à ce projet. FORS sera responsable de la collecte des données.