Raziskovanje družbenega konteksta epidemije covid-19

in nova publikacija dr. Franeta Adama: povezava


New publication of the institute associates

Darka Podmenik, PhD, external associate at the IRSA institute and Maruša Gorišek, young researcher, published an article in the journal Research in Social Change titled Is youth unemployment in EU countries structural?


Geopolitical, socio-economic and cultural aspects of Covid-19

The following contribution was written during the research on socio-economic, geopolitical and cultural aspects of the current pandemic.

Why is Eastern (Central) Europe less affected by the pandemic?



Dr. Frane Adam published a new book

Dr. Frane Adam published a new book at the Institute for developmental and strategic analysis, titled

Between meritocracy and populism

On the cacophony of data in the postfactual society

(Second, edited edition)


Workshop on (highly educated) youth unemployment

Institute IRSA organized a workshop titled: Long-term unemplyoment of (higher educated) young people - an indicator of social crisis?

The even was prepared and moderated by dr. Darka Podmenik, external associate of IRSA


Welcome to the Internet site of the Institute IRSA

The Institute for Developmental and Strategic Analysis ('IRSA') is a private, non-profit research institution, oriented to the academic research as well as to the policy relevant studies specific for the "think-tank" organizations.

IRSA was founded in Ljubljana on 20 December 2004. It was established as a small and mobile research unit oriented to perform basic, applied projects and expertise in certain fields of social sciences and (partially) the humanities.

IRSA seeks to include young, promising and ambitious researchers in its work and helps them develop into social science researchers with an interdisciplinary scientific vocation. IRSA is oriented towards the international academic environment and includes in its projects and publications social scientists from other countries. Apart from being present in the international scientific community, members of the Institute are also present in local (national) research and cultural space where they advocate an open (knowledge-based) society and public discussion of actual aspects and problems of social development and civil society.