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Overview of ongoing and completed projects at LIfBi


All publications incl. the LIfBi series "NEPS Survey Paper", "LIfBi Working Paper" and Transfer Reports

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About us

History and Purpose of LIfBi - from the Origin of the National Educational Panel to the Present Day


Overview of all employees of the institute with filter and search function

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News on research, events and developments at LIfBi incl. news archive


Conferences, events and trainings of LIfBi as well as all dates of the institute's own lecture series LIfBi Lectures


Information services, press portal and distribution list, and downloads for media professionals


All LIfBi annual reports, subscription to the newsletter as well as all transfer reports and publication series.

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Research Data Center

Information about the FDZ-LIfBi incl. contact form and registration for the newsletter "LIfBi data"

Data and Documentation

To the data of NEPS, ReGES and further studies incl. documentation and variable search

Data Access

Request for access to scientific use files incl. overview of all data use projects


Information on FDZ events, tutorials and help for handling the data incl. online forum

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LIfBi as an Employer

Flexible working and part-time models, equal opportunities and good work-life balance

Further Education, Doctorate, Networks

Offers for all qualification levels and best networking opportunities

Workplace Bamberg

Living and working in the heart of the world heritage city - central location of empirical educational research

Job Offers

All open positions in the areas of research, infrastructure and administration at a glance

Board of Trustees

As the supervisory body of LIfBi, the Board of Trustees advises and monitors the Board of Directors. According to § 6 of the Statutes, the tasks of the Board of Trustees include the approval of the program budget and long-term program planning, the appointment of the Board of Directors and the members of the Scientific Advisory Board as well as the admission of new members of the association. The Board is also involved in approving the procedures of jointly appointed professors at LIfBi.

Members with voting rights include representatives of the funding agencies of the Federal and State governments, the President of the University of Bamberg, as well as other scientists who support the purpose of the association due to their scientific activities. Board members in an advisory capacity are, besides the LIfBi Board of Directors, further representatives of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Länder in the Federal Republic of Germany, representatives of the Scientific Advisory Board and the NEPS Network, as well as an elected staff representative of LIfBi..

Members with voting rights:

Bavarian State Ministry for Science and the Arts
Federal Ministry of Education and Research
University of Bamberg
University of California, Irvine (USA)
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin / Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education
Federal Institute for Population Research/Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Members with advisory status:

Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories
Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories
Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories
University of Potsdam
Hessian State Statistical Office
Bavarian State Ministry for Education
Center for Research on Education and School Development
Leibniz-Institut für Bildungsverläufe