University Investigation among Professors

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Burda-Verlag, München
Publication Date
  • SAMPLE, Moelln (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • University, Research, the Sciences
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Post-compulsory education
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
university teacher; place to study; study conditions
  • Abstract

    Judgement on universities by Professors. Topics: Assessment of the best universities in field of specialization of respondent; most important reasons for classification of the school named as best university; judgement on preferred universities regarding ability of instructors, numerical relationship of instructors and students as well as material furnishing in libraries and laboratories; assessment of current demands in personal field of specialization in comparison to one's own time of studies.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1993-04
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Professors in 15 fields of specialization at 51 Western German and 13 Eastern German universities from the lecture directories of the universities
Probability; Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota random selection
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
  • Telephone interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1641
Survey unit: academic staff### Altogether 1887 interviews were conducted, but for reasons of time (time of going to press) only 1649 questionnaires were analyzed in the publication on this study. It deals with a follow-up survey of the Burda study of 1990. This study is however not archived in the Zentralarchiv. In every field of specialization per university three interviews were conducted.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2414 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Die besten Unis. Forbes 6/93, S. 39-44.

Update Metadata: 2020-12-02 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22