In the 10th global Think Tank Rankings of University of Pennsylvania, the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation continues to rank among the best think tanks.
175 of the global 6846 think tanks were nominated for the ranking. In the 175 nominated think tanks, the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation rises 9 spots to rank No. 17 overall (“2016 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report”).
In the ranking category “Top Social Policy”, one of the core topics of FES, commitment to producing research and analysis and ability to develop effective networks and partnerships in the fields welfare state, immigration, poverty or crime and social justice were assessed. FES is the leading think tank among the German political foundations (33 out of 100).
In the ranking category “Most Innovative Policy” FES ranks also No.1 out of the German political foundations (11 out of 35).
In the ranking category “Best Policy Study-Report Produced by a Think Tank” FES earns the only nomination among the German political foundations.