NRP 51 "Social Integration and Social Exclusion"

​How do norms emerge, when do they lead to social integration, under what conditions do they lead to social exclusion? The interdisciplinary National Research Programme "Social Integration and Social Exclusion" (NRP 51) analyses the emergence, modes of functioning, and social consequences of processes of social integration and social exclusion in Swiss society.

Facts & figures


CHF 12'000'000

President of the steering committee

Hans Ulrich Grunder, Fachhochschule Aargau Nordwestschweiz, Zofingen

Implementation Officer

Wolfgang Wettstein, Kommunikationsberatung und Medienarbeit, Zürich

Scientific secretariat

Stephanie Schönholzer, SNSF


April 2003 - spring 2007