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Florian Weber

Educational Decisions and Processes, Migration, Returns to Education | Migration
Educational Decisions and Processes, Migration, Returns to Education | NEPS Migration
Doctoral Students' Representatives



  • Akademie für Soziologie (assoziiertes Mitglied)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie
  • Publications


    Weber, F., Gentile, R., Reichelt, H., Horr, A., Taraszow, T., & Springer, A. (2023). Differences in political trust between migrants and non-migrants in pandemic times [Special issue]. Soziale Welt, 74(1), 146-169.


    Welker, J., Will, G., Al Rihawi, S., & Weber, F. (2022). The occupational situation in the country of origin – illustration using the example of Syrian families in the ReGES study. LIfBi Working Paper 104. Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories.


    Becker, R., Weber, F., & Bentata, P. (2021). Measuring educational trajectories of adolescent refugees in a longitudinal perspective. Challenges and solutions in the ReGES study. LIfBi Working Paper 95. Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories.

    Selected presentations and lectures


    Schörner, K., Thielemann, J., Homuth, C., Horr, A., & Weber, F. (8. - 9. März 2022). Computergestützte Erfassung sozialer Netzwerke im Nationalen Bildungspanel [Vortrag]. Frühjahrstagung der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Soziologie (DGS) – Sektion „Soziologische Netzwerkforschung“, Wuppertal, Deutschland.


    Weber, F. (29. September - 1. Oktober 2021). Educational mismatches and perceived discrimination [Posterpräsentation]. Cohesive Society? - 3rd Conference of the Academy of Sociology, Leipzig, Germany.