GIM – The Facts

Founded in 1987, GIM can look back on almost 30 years of market research. During this time, GIM has grown from a small specialist provider to one of the leading market research institutes in Germany.

Today, GIM is a network of branches in Heidelberg (Headquarter), Berlin, Nuremberg, Wiesbaden, Lyon, Zurich and Shanghai.

GIM - Hard facts

  • Turnover of 29.3 million EURO (2018) having around 200 employees

  • Official ISO 20252:2019 certification

  • Yearly over 500 projects worldwide

  • Researchers with scientific backgrounds in the relevant disciplines.

  • TISAX certification

  • Full-Service-Institute with its own field. Cooperation with field institutes and test studios across Germany.

  • Established cooperation with independent research institutes world-wide

  • Dedicated full-time market researchers as facilitators for group discussions and workshops

  • Cooperation and commitment in academic teaching (GIM Academics)

  • Training of employees in our own trainee program

  • On-going training and development for staff

  • Corporate Social Responsibility measures with a long-term perspective

Managing Directors:

Wilhelm Kampik, Dr. Jörg Munkes, Dr. Stephan Telschow & Stephan Teuber


  • ADM
  • BVM 
  • DGOF
  • Ephmra
  • dgtf
  • UXQB Int. Usabilty and UX Qualification Board (three certified employees)
  • UPA Usability Professionals’ Association (a personal membership)
  • Connected Living