fundamental. realistic. practice-oriented.

The Institute for Parliamentary Research (IParl) wants to contribute to anchoring and developing the democratic order in society.

With this goal in mind, IParl is dedicated to theoretical and empirical investigations that focus both on the underlying principles and the details of democratic representation and legitimation. Special attention is placed on the close relation to political reality. 

The Institute for Parliamentary Research sees itself as a research institution which imparts its scientific findings to society and develops its scientific work in close contact to political actors and institutions in order to create practical impact.