infas Institute for Applied Social Sciences

infas is an independent market and social research institution rendering full-service research and consultancy services for science, politics, administration, and business. The institute offers social, political, health, mobility, market, and organisational research.

Throughout its more than 50 years of corporate history, infas has been setting standards in empirical market and social research and is currently employing approx. 100 research associates, about two thirds with academic background.

infas has got one of the largest call centres in Germany as well as a nationwide deployed face-to-face interviewer team at disposal. Moreover, the institute's resources also cover qualitative methods such as focus groups, guided interviews and paper-and-pencil studies. Online studies and multi-method studies are part of the infas survey methodology as well. In case of international projects infas teams up with different partners and networks.