FORS - Swiss Foundation for Research in Social Sciences

Characteristics
History: 

FORS - Swiss Foundation for Research in Social Sciences enhances and supports work in the social sciences by conducting survey and methodological research, and by providing researchers with a wealth of information and data for secondary analysis.

Publications: 

Lists of various publications as well as microdata are aviable online.

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The purpose of the Swiss Foundation for Research in Social Sciences (FORS) is to provide services , to conduct research and to publish and disseminate research findings in the social sciences.

FORS integrates infrastructures and research projects dating from the time prior to its founding, among them the Swiss Household Panel, the Swiss Electoral Studies Selects and the Social Report. These are products of FORS along with the activities of the former Swiss Information and Data Archive Service for the Social Sciences (SIDOS).

The data can be searched through an online catalogue

Postal address
C/o University of Lausanne
Bâtiment Géopolis, 5th floor
1015
Lausanne
Switzerland
Contact
Phone number: 
+41 21 692 37 30
Statistics
Review Date: 
21.08.2017