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The Student in College

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Jenne, Michael (Institut für Bildungsforschung in der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin)
  • Krüger, Marlies (Institut für Bildungsforschung in der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin)
  • Müller-Plantenberg, Urs (Institut für Bildungsforschung in der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Berlin)
Publication Date
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • University, Research, the Sciences
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Post-compulsory education
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
study conditions; course of academic studies; examination; career aspiration
  • Abstract

    Social situation, study conditions, occupation concepts and social conduct of philology and physics students at three German universities. Topics: Earlier vocational training and employment before start of course of studies; study motivation; advice centers in the choice of subject; satisfaction with advice on studies; change of college; examination sought; examinations passed; judgement on supervision of performance through earning certificates and intermediate examinations; general work and study conditions; use of institute libraries and university library; difficulties in obtaining literature; factual and personal integration; participation in tutoring groups; scientific and personal contact with college instructors; study work during the semester and in semester breaks; working on material after lectures; intensity of study work; number of hours registered and attened each week; attending courses outside of subject; studies expectations and studies reality; concepts of later occupation; judgement on relevance of studies to occupation; assessment of occupation prospects and significance of examination grades; delaying examination for the sake of better grades; attitude to a stronger regimentation of studies in the beginning semesters; personal participation in introduction courses; attitude to teams and voluntary examinations; attitude to objectivation of examinations; assessment of the duration of studies and reasons for lengthening studies; attitude to a time limit for studies; attitude to second studies; possession and purchase of technical literature; financial security of studies and work during the semester as well as in semester breaks; distraction from studies through work; average money expenditures each month; membership in organizations; illnesses; student housing; social and regional origins; school education of siblings, parents and grandparents; engagement. Demography: age; sex; marital status; number of children; religious denomination; city size. Interviewer rating: length of interview and place of interview.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1965-05 / 1965-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Berlin (DE-BE)
  • Bonn (DE-NW-BON)
  • Frankfurt am Main (DE-HE-FRA)
Sampled Universe
Three groups of university students: 1. students in the 3rd and 4th semester, 2. all students in the 7th and 8th semester as well as 3. all students who registered for the government examination between 1. Jan. and 30. Jun. 1965. Beyond this students whose academic instructors expected that they would be able to complete their final examination by the end of the year in the subjects German, classical Philology and Physics.
Total universe/Complete enumeration; Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
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: 1147
Survey unit: college students###
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0482 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Jenne, Michael; Krüger, Marlies; Müller-Plantenberg, Urs: Student im Studium: Untersuchungen über Germanistik, klassische Philologie und Physik an drei Universitäten. Stuttgart: Klett 1969.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 99 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

Jenne, Michael; Krüger, Marlies; Müller-Plantenberg, Urs (1970): Student im Studium. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.