Think tank

Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich

Center for Security Studies (CSS) at ETH Zurich ‒ CSS

Zurich, Switzerland

As part of the CSS’ vision of contributing to a more peaceful and secure world, the CSS’ think tank activities aim to improve the quality of Swiss and international security policy and peace promotion activities by providing policy advice based on academic research.

Contact details

Website:
http://www.css.ethz.ch/en/think-tank.html

Address:
Haldeneggsteig 4, IFW CH – 8092 Zurich

Country:
Switzerland

Sub-region:
Western Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Switzerland, Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Other
Institutional affiliations
University
Year founded
1986
Age (years)
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
 35
Switzerland average
 37
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Kurt Spillmann
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Oliver Thränert
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Andreas Wenger
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2018): Oliver Thränert
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2019
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
 64
Switzerland average
 49
Global average
 139
% Female staff
2019
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
31% 
Switzerland average
38% 
Global average
42% 
% Female researchers
2019
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
31% 
Switzerland average
29% 
Global average
33% 

Social

Likes (2019)
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
 111,907
Switzerland average
 18,224
Global average
 27,922
Likes (2018)
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
 112,856
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
 13,200
Switzerland average
 21,094
Global average
 16,331
Followers (2018)
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
 11,600
Followers (2019)
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
 4,927
Switzerland average
 5,981
Global average
 6,899
Followers (2018)
Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich
 2,500

Data notes

Last updated: 12/02/2020
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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