News Archive

The ISSP and the International Journal of Sociology are excited to announce the upcoming anniversary edition of the ISSP User Conference, which will be held online on November 25, 2024.

The Call for Abstracts (Papers) is now open. All essential information can be found here or on the dedicated ISSP User Conference page.

The 2024 ISSP General Meeting is happening this week in Australia! The ISSP member countries are gathering in Sydney from April 27 to May 1 to celebrate 40 years of ISSP and discuss the forthcoming ISSP 2025 Work Orientations & ISSP 2026 Role of Government modules. Follow us on 𝕏 to get the latest news! @ISSP_survey

We are very happy to announce the first, partial release of the international ISSP 2021 Health and Health Care II data file (ZA8000_v1.0.0), including data from 19 ISSP member countries.

The data and associated documentation for this release can be found at the following link:
https://search.gesis.org/research_data/ZA8000

We are pleased to announce the release of the refreshed cumulated trend dataset compiled from the ISSP Religion I-IV modules. This updated dataset incorporates data from 1991, 1998, 2008, and the latest ISSP 2018 wave. Encompassing 38 countries worldwide, the dataset enables combined cross-national and trend analyses spanning three decades.

For more information see the ISSP Religion cumulation web page:

https://www.gesis.org/en/issp/data-and-documentation/religion/cumulation

We are very happy to announce the release of an updated cumulated trend dataset built from the ISSP Social Inequality I-V modules. It now includes data from 1987, 1992, 1999, 2009, and the most recent wave of ISSP 2019. It covers 35 countries from across the world and allows combined cross-national and trend analyses over three decades.

For more information see the ISSP Social Inequality cumulation web page:

https://www.gesis.org/en/issp/data-and-documentation/social-inequality/cumulation

The ISSP is excited to share news about its upcoming second User Conference on Environment, set to take place in an online format on December 4, 2023. The detailed conference program is now available. Explore more about the event and register by clicking here.

We are pleased to announce the publication of the final release of the international ISSP 2020 Environment IV data file (ZA7650_v2.0.0), including data from 28 ISSP member countries.  The data and associated documentation for this release can be found at the following link: https://www.gesis.org/en/issp/modules/issp-modules-by-topic/environment/2020

The 2nd ISSP User Conference is scheduled for December 4th of this year and will center around the crucial theme of Environment.

We are very pleased to announce that the Call for Abstracts is now officially open. All essential information can be found here or on the dedicated ISSP User Conference page

We are very happy to announce the release of an updated cumulated trend data set built from the ISSP Role of Government modules I-V. This new release incorporates the data of the last wave of ISSP 2016 (ZA4747,doi:10.4232/1.14113and Add On-file (ZA4748, doi:10.4232/1.14109).

The data sheds light on issues such as attitudes towards government responsibilities and government spending, state intervention in the economy, civil liberties, political interest, trust, and efficacy. Covering 31 countries from across the world, they allow combined cross-national and trend analyses over three decades.

For more information see the ISSP Role of Government cumulation web page: https://www.gesis.org/en/issp/modules/issp-modules-by-topic/role-of-government/cumulation

At this year’s General Assembly in April, the ISSP elected the Netherlands as its 45th member country. The Netherlands will be represented by Tilburg University. More information on the new member country can be found here.