To Overview

Overview of ongoing and completed projects at LIfBi


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

To Overview
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

To Overview

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.

To Overview
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

To Overview
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


LIfBi at the 16th EARLI Conference

From August 25 to 29, 2015, the 16th conference of the European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI) took place in Limassol, Cyprus. The Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi) presented its work at the conference through contributions by staff members from Bamberg and from the NEPS Network, as well as displaying information at its own exhibition booth.

At the LIfBi booth, conference attendees were informed about the free-to-use data pool of the National Educational Panel Study (NEPS) in particular, but also discussed cooperation, contributing their own modules to the NEPS, or exchanging of best practices. The diversity of the data offered, the great potential of the NEPSplorer, as well as the offer to take away semantic NEPS data sets were welcomed enthusiastically. The LIfBi is pleased with the very positive feedback and is looking forward to welcoming many new data users.

More News