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Institut für soziale Studien und Forschung (ISSF) - Institute for Social Studies and Research (ISSR)

National Network: 
A 3400 KLosterneuburg, Dietschen 2B, Austria A 1010 Vienna, Stubenring 4/11
+43 (0)2243 87694
Telephone (other): 
+43 (0) 1 51301382
+43 (0)2243 87649
Mobile Phone: 
+43 (0) 664 2336923
Organisation Type: 
Non-Governmental Organization
Year of Establishment: 
Fields of Activity: 
General Information: 

Network of 25 experts in all areas of social policies; elaborating reports and opinions on social issues in Austria and abroad, in particular in emerging democracies; organizing seminars in the same area;funding through donations and participation; various partners such as Center for Global Dialogue and Cooperation, Geneva-Vienna, World Public Forum - Dialogue of Civilizations, Vienna, European Democracy Forum, Strasbourg, Megatrend University, Belgrade...

Mission and Objectives: 

The Institute is committed to the principles and values of the Charter of the United Nations, in particular to respect the fundamental rights and dignity of alle human beings and of all nations. Its aim is to contribute to the development of sustainable social systems in particular in emerging democracies. The Institute is a non-partisan organisation and supports pluralist democracy.

Main Projects / Activities: 

studies and seminars an pension reform, health insurance reform, integration of migrants, improving situation of minorities.

Contact (1) Full Name: 
Dr. Walter Schwimmer
Head of the organisation: 
Dr. Walter Schwimmer
Contact (2) Full Name: 
Mag. Mirijana Tropper