social science community

A social science community, well networked in the region and beyond, that conducts high quality research based on a common agenda, and communicates well within the community and beyond.

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Systemic linkages

Systemic linkages have developed through which social sciences provide evidence-based knowledge to political decision-making and public debate, and contribute to transparent political decision-making.

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favourable frame conditions

State institutions provide favourable frame conditions (policy framework and finance mechanisms) for well-performing social sciences and research sector.

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The overarching goal of PERFORM is a strong, confident and publicly positioned social science research community that meaningfully contributes to socio-economic and political reform processes.


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news and updates

Apr20

SHARE. CONNECT. impACT.

PERFORM in cooperation with UNESCO programme MOST and Cultural Centre Studentski grad invites PhD candidates in the field of social science and humanities to present their doctoral theses/ideas in an innovative format to their colleagues, students, Government representatives and the general public.

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Mar30

Think tanks role in policy development in Albania

Research identifies the major characteristics of think tanks in Albania, their role in the domestic political system and the major challenges they face on the way to development.

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serbia

SERBIAN RESEARCHERS JOIN THE EUROPEAN SOCIAL SURVEY ERIC

Serbia is not participating in the comparative research projects that are conducted on the European or regional level. This is excluding Serbian researchers from using comparative data and providing high quality outputs. PERFORM supported Serbian research community in joining the European Social Survey (ESS), methodologically and theoretically the most comprehensive international comparative research in the field of social science.

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albania

COLLABORATIVE ONLINE AND OFFLINE RESEARCH PLATFORM

Public funding for research in Albanian Universities is virtually inexistent. The Government has been paying into European Research Funds in hopes of seeing researchers win more research funding from these sources. However, less research money flows from Brussels to Albanian researchers than the Albanian Government has contributed to them. PERFORM supported the establishment of COORP - Collaborative Offline & Online Research Platform that will meet and match researchers for funding applications.

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