FORS – Swiss Centre of Expertise in Social Sciences, Lausanne

FORS is a national centre of expertise in the social sciences. Its primary activities consist of:

  • production of survey data, including national and international surveys;
  • dissemination of data for use in secondary analysis;
  • research in empirical social sciences, with focus on survey methodology;
  • consulting services for researchers in Switzerland and abroad.

FORS collaborates with researchers and research institutes in the social sciences in Switzerland and internationally.