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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

Equal Opportunity Officer and Deputy

The female employees of LIfBi elect an Equal Opportunity Officer and her deputy every four years. The Equal Opportunity Officers are involved in all equal opportunity relevant matters of the institute. Their areas of responsibility include the examination of individual personnel measures, personnel development, promotion of the compatibility of family and career, prevention of and advice on mobbing, discrimination and sexual harassment, as well as public relations and evaluation. For the activities of the Equal Opportunity Officer, the Institute provides for the release of half a full-time equivalent and provides earmarked auxiliary staff and material resources.

Equality and Equal Opportunity at LIfBi

Creating a working environment free of prejudice and discrimination is a central concern of LIfBi. The aim is to ensure the best possible conditions for the individual organization of life in the area of conflict between work, family and care. Gender equality is understood as a cross-sectional task that includes all areas of the institute. LIfBi is committed to the principles of the Leibniz Association.

Equality and equal opportunities in the Leibniz Association

The Leibniz Association defines equal opportunities as an overriding goal. In doing so, it is guided by the "Research-oriented Equality Standards" of the German Research Foundation (DFG). As an institute of the Leibniz Association, LIfBi is subject to regular reporting obligations. This includes various factors, such as gender-specific personnel statistics and the determination of target quotas for female scientists at various hierarchical levels. LIfBi has set and largely realized a target quota of 50 percent women at all specified levels.

Foundations for Equality and Equal Opportunities at LIfBi

The objectives on the way to achieving equality and equal opportunities at LIfBi are laid down in a concept paper. Central to this are the core goals of equality, equal opportunities and anti-discrimination as well as their anchoring in the institute's personnel development and policy. Other important components of the concept are the compatibility of work and caring responsibilities as well as the specific situation of persons with part-time employment. The importance of an appreciative and non-discriminatory organizational culture is also particularly emphasized.

LIfBi attaches particular importance to not reducing equality and equal opportunities to gender balance. A reflective and sensitive approach to the topic, especially to unconscious (gender-specific) stereotypes and prejudices is considered essential at the institute. For this reason, advanced training courses for managers on these topics are an integral part of the internal continuing education program. Last but not least, these topics are also reflected in the Institute's research.

Equal Opportunity Officer and Deputy
Franziska Fellenberg