TÁRKI Foundation was established in 1990 with the aim to improve social research activities
by creating a formal network of social science research institutions in Hungary. Current founding members include
Centre for Social Sciences (a Hungarian Academy of Sciences Centre of Excellence);
Faculty of Social Sciences, ELTE University;
Institute for Sociology and Social Policy at Corvinus University;
Sociology and Social Policy Department, University of Debrecen and the
Department of Sociology, University of Szeged.
The TÁRKI social science data archive is operated by the Foundation as a non-profit organisation.