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Student, University, Politics (FU Berlin)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Friedeburg, Ludwig von (Institut für Soziologie der Freien Universität Berlin)
Publication Date
  • Institut fuer Soziologie der Freien Universitaet Berlin (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • University, Research, the Sciences
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
studies (academic); university; students' representation; political interest; political education; political attitude; university policy
  • Abstract

    Influence of the special constitution of the Free University, ´Berlin Model ll´ and the special situation of the city on the political consciousness of students. Topics: Social origins; earlier political activities, e.g. in school student representation; attitude to the emergency laws; membership in student groups and organizations; election participation in university votes; personal participation in meetings and participation in the student self-administration; satisfaction with the job of the student representation; knowledge about admission regulations; attitude to different admission qualifications; attitude to joining a trade union; party preference; A-scale. Demography: age (classified); sex; marital status; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; vocational training; income; self-assessment of social class; social origins; place of birth; regional origins; refugee status. Indices: political extent to which informed on college and general political level, attitude to democracy, university political potential, political disposition, political commitment. Interviewer rating: willingness of respondent to cooperate.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1964-02
Geographic Coverage
  • Berlin (DE-BE)
    West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Students of German nationality registered at the Free University in the winter semester 1963/64.
Probability: Stratified; Sampling Procedure Comment: Stratified random sample
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview: PAPI
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1276
Survey unit: college students###
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0249 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Friedeburg, Ludwig von; u. a.: Freie Universität und politisches Potential der Studenten: Über die Entwicklung des Berliner Modells und den Anfang der Studentenbewegung in Deutschland. Neuwied: Luchterhand 1968

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 94 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

Friedeburg, Ludwig von (1964): Student, Universität, Politik (FU Berlin). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.