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Knowledge about society

TNS Infratest Sozialforschung

Research and consultancy for the public sector

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Kantar Public Germany is an independent, private-sector institute for social research and political research. We deliver high-quality empirical data, analyses and recommendations on request and work for a wide range of public entities:

Public Entity: Science
Public Entity: Politics
Public Entity: Ministries
Public Entity: Public administration
Public Entity: Associations
Public Entity: Non-Profit-organisations


Kantar Public is a new global brand launched in September 2016. We work with more than 40 Governments around the world, as well as many leading universities, NGOs and corporations to build public value.

Kantar Public Germany represents the integrated businesses of former TNS Infratest Sozialforschung and TNS Politikforschung. Infratest has been has been carrying out political and social research since the 1950s, serving a wide range of client from the public sector. Besides the institute's headquarters in Munich, the political research area was expanded in Berlin, working closely together with Infratest dimap.

As a member of the unique global network of Kantar Public experts, our teams blend expertise in public policy, service design, behavioural insight, and election research, and draw upon our world class research design capability and data collection infrastructure. We drive methodological innovation to deliver public value to our clients


Setting the pace in empirical social and political research

In the past 40 years, Kantar Public Germany has designed and implemented a number of empirical projects and project types in close cooperation with the respective clients, making national and international history in the scientific field.

These include:

Large longitudinal surveys (panels) of individuals, households and businesses


Competency tests in the field of education, such as


International comparative surveys at European level, such as


Social reporting systems, i.e. periodic studies on special topics such as