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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

Doctoral Candidates´ Representatives

As the doctoral students' representation, we are there to support all employees with a doctoral project. We provide advice during on-site consultation hours (if circumstances allow), by e-mail or telephone. Together with other groups of people (further education, promotion of young scientists, works council, etc.) we try to further improve the conditions for doctoral studies and to represent the concerns of doctoral students to the institute management. We also see the social integration of new doctoral students into the institute and the networking among the doctoral students as central tasks.

If you would like to learn more about doctoral studies at LIfBi, please contact us at

f.l.t.r.: Jana Welling, Maria Klose, Elena Wittmann, Florian Weber