The SINE-institute is an independent research institution based in Munich. It carries out social science research at the interfaces of science – practice, regional – national – international contexts, social sciences – natural sciences and politics – society. We are committed to maintain the standards of good science. SINE provides expertise in the fields of:

Research Areas and Fields of Work:

SINE participates in national and international research programmes and cooperates with other scientific institutions. Sound research experience in various thematic areas guarantees adequate and solid research results and consultation by SINE staff. SINE provides scientific expertise, next to others, in the following fields:


Health Research

Evaluation & Accompanying Research

Social Work & Social Risks

Security Research

Organization & Humans

Consulting & Instruction of Social Scientific Methods


Our customers are institutions from the local, state and federal level as well as international organisations. We are well connected with German and international partner organisations. In order to safeguard solid research results we have implemented an interdisciplinary scientific advisory board of national and international renowned scientists.




Please contact us!

SINE brings together – in close cooperation with the customer – content, questions and scientific methods to arrange dialogue at the interfaces. If you need a competent social scientific partner, please do not hesitate to contact us:

South German Institute of Empirical Social Research e.V.
Schwanthalerstr. 91
80336 Munich

SINE-Institut gGmbH
Schwanthalerstr. 91
80336 Munich

 +49 89 69 37 21 77
 +49 89 12 28 75 26

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