Mannheim University Study (Students Survey)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Forschungsgruppe Hochschulkapazität, Mannheim
Publication Date
  • INFRATEST, Munich (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • University, Research, the Sciences
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Post-compulsory education
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
course of academic studies; university teaching; achievement; participation; class; fellow students
  • Abstract

    Study conditions and learning conditions of students at West German universities. Judgement on opportunities to participate and communication within the university. Topics: satisfaction with studies; satisfaction with social contacts at the university; judgement on the codification of the course of studies and one´s own competence to study (scales); number and outcome of oral and written examinations in the past semester; understanding of one´s role as student and teacher-student attitude (scales); study activities with others; intrinsic motivation or fear and work climate in courses (semantic differentials); characterization of participation of students and college instructors in courses; sanction practices of seminar leaders and students (scale); structuredness or complexity of courses; social closeness in courses (scale); communication in courses; communication structure at the university and self-assessment of degree of information about university and studies; detailed recording of actual and desired opportunities to participate of individual group members of a university; degree sought; type of entitlement to university admission; housing situation; social origins. Demography: age; sex; school education.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1970-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Students at all German universities and technical colleges.
Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage 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: 1469
    Number of Variables: 318
Survey unit: college students###
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA1031 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Kort, Ute: Akademische Bürokratie: Eine empirische Untersuchung über den Einfluß von Organisationsstrukturen auf Konflikte an westdeutschen Hochschulen. München: Verlag Dokumentation 1976. (Hochschulplanung, Band 23).

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 92 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22