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Established in 1996, ISSP France is a non-profit consortium bringing together various national institutions and research centers. The principal contacts for the consortium are given below.

National institutions and research centers contributing to ISSP are: French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and the National Foundation for Political Science (FNSP).

More specifically, the following research laboratories, affiliated with the aforementioned institutions, are involved in France-ISSP activities:

  • PACTE, with a research team mainly interested in scrutinizing social change in France and other advanced industrial societies during the last 30 years.

  • Centre for the Informationisation of Socio-Political Data (CIDSP), archiving socio-political data and conducting research in political sociology, with an emphasis on quantitative survey research.

  • Maurice Halbwachs Center. Its research focuses on social stratification and social mobility, education, professions, social networks, organizations, and labor markets.

  • Department of Sociology of the FNSP. The aim is to study social change in France during the last 30 years and to compare this to other advanced industrial societies.

  • Contact Persons: 

    Frederic Gonthier

    Sonja Zmerli

    Sciences Po Grenoble - University Grenoble Alpes
    UMR Pacte - CNRS
    Institut d’études politiques

    BP 48 38040 Grenoble cedex 9 – France

    +33 (0)4 76 82 60 55