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Program of the 4th NEPS Conference online – registration still possible until 27.10.

The program of the 4th International NEPS Conference (7/8 November 2019, LIfBi Bamberg) including the abstracts is now available online. Interested researchers and guests are cordially invited to register for free participation. The deadline for registration is 27 October 2019. Please refer to the conference website for details.

The program of this year's NEPS Conference offers a variety of lectures and posters on current findings from empirical educational research. In addition, Prof. Eric A. Hanushek from the Hoover Institute at Stanford University, one of the most renowned educational economists, will present a keynote lecture on „Improving disadvantaged schools“. The award of the NEPS publication prize, a small reception during the poster session and a round table with the LIfBi-FDZ team complete the program. If you are interested, please register as a participant for the 4th International NEPS Conference via the portal ConfTool. Confirmation will be sent by e-mail.

In the run-up to the NEPS Conference the event "Bildung und Raum" (6 November 2019, LIfBi Bamberg) will take place, for which you can also register via ConfTool.

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