Welcome to SOKO Institute for Social Reserach and Communication

The Institute

SOKO Institute is an independent research institution located in Bielefeld. Founded in 1991 by Dr. Henry Puhe, it has become an established full-range provider of research-based infrastructure services in the collective area of empirical social and market research. SOKO Institute works on behalf of a plentitude of public and private entities such as ministries, universities, institutes, unions, companies and other organizations.

About SOKO

Skills & Services

Scientific monitoring and evaluation of public programs and provisions, cost-benefit analysis, demand analysis, quality and satisfaction assessments, as well as qualitative and quantitative market and opinion research belong to our set of skills and services, in which the whole spectrum of qualitative and quantitative methods of empirical research finds use.


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Start of Second Data Collection Period for Study “Erwartungen an Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft” in Germany

Beginning January 2017, the second data collection for the study “Erwartungen an Wirtschaft und...


New Website: Interlinking of Refugee Research in Germany

The project website “Flucht: Forschung und Transfer” of the Institute for Migration Research and...


Publication of Evaluation Report of State Initiative “Kein Abschluss ohne Anschluss”

The evaluation report for the implementation of career and university orientation within the...


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