GESIS Departments

Computational Social Science (CSS)

The department CSS develops algorithms and novel, non-obtrusive methods for the social sciences based on state-of-the-art approaches from the domains of machine learning, data mining and network analysis.

Data Archive for the Social Sciences (DAS)

The focus of the department DAS is providing excellent data service for national and international comparative surveys from the fields of social and political science Research.


Infrastructure and support in all legal, financial, business, and personnel aspects.

Knowledge Transfer

It is the objective of the department Knowledge Transfer to transmit scientific knowledge and methods to the scientific community and practice as well as to bundle, optimize, and maintain the different transfer channels.