Theory Group

The Theory Group takes care of the substantive issues in the questionnaire. The members critically evaluate the existing questionnaire and prepare proposals for improvements, new topics and issues to be included and items and questions to be dropped. Further they initiate publications and make proposals for meetings/seminars/congresses and sessions at existing congresses.


David Voas



Pierre Bréchon
Paul de Graaf
Loek Halman
Pedro Magalhães
Ladislav Rabusic
Giancarlo Rovati
Christof Wolf


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Collaboration with WVS

The European Values Study and the World Values Survey agreed to collaborate in carrying out the 2017 values survey in Europe as defined in the Memorandum of Understandings. In line with this agreement, both organizations coordinated the questionnaire’s design and the overlap in the two questionnaires…click for more details