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Welcome to the home page of COST Action IS0806

Welcome to the home page of COST Action IS0806 The True European Voter

Τhe main objective of the Action is to increase the material preconditions and the scholarly competence for analyzing variations in the effectiveness of electoral democracy in Europe across countries and over time. Preconditions will be strengthened by the identification, adaption and integration of the variety of national specific data bases on electoral behaviour. Theoretical and methodological capabilities will be improved by the provision of recurring training opportunities for young scholars as well as the organisation of regular scientific exchange of all scholars involved about the findings of the comparative analyses.

Participating countries:

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom

Intention to participate: Serbia

Other participants (Non-COST countries):

Steven Weldon (Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada), Olivera Komar (Faculty of Political Science, University of Montenegro, Montenegro)

Grant Holder:

Mannheimer Zentrum für Empirische Sozialforschung (MZES)
University of Mannheim, Germany
Chair of the Action and Grant Holder Representative: Prof. Hermann Schmitt

Duration: May 2009-2014