Prof. Dr. Corinna Kleinert

Deputy Director

Foto - Corinna Kleinert

Prof. Dr. Corinna Kleinert

Wilhelmsplatz  3
96047 Bamberg


T: +49 951 863-3571

Deputy Director´s Office

R: WP3/02.12


T: +49 951 863-3574
T: +49 951 863-3582


Research Interests

  • social inequalities in education and the labour market
  • life-course research
  • school-to-work transitions
  • vocational education and training
  • longitudinal survey methodology

Ongoing Third-Party Funded Projects

Member of Commissions and Advisory Boards

  • Member of the scientific advisory board of the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (seit 2021)
  • Speaker of the Section ‘Stratification and Social Inequality‘ of the German Sociological Association (since 2021)
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of Leibniz Center for Science and Society (LCSS), Leibniz University Hannover (since 2021)
  • Member of the Background Questionnaire Expert Group for the second cycle of OECD’s Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) (since 2018)
  • Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of PIAAC Germany (since 2018)
  • Member of the User Advisory Board of GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences (since 2014)

Editorial Work


  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS) [German Sociological Association]
  • Akademie für Soziologie (AS) [Academy of Sociology]
  • Gesellschaft für Empirische Bildungsforschung (GEBF) [Society for Empirical Educational Research]
  • ISA Research Committee Social Stratification and Mobility (RC28)
  • European Research Network on Transitions in Youth (TIY)
  • Forschungsinitiative Berufe und soziale Ungleichheit (FiBus) [Research Initiative Occupations and Social Inequality]

Latest Publications