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Opinions and Values of Egyptian Students in West Germany

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington
Publication Date
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • University, Research, the Sciences
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Mass media
    • International politics and organisation
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Social stratification and groupings
  • Abstract

    Attitudes of Egyptian students in Germany. Topics: length of stay in FRG; sources of information about native country; familiarity with Germans; reasons for insufficient contacts with Germans; membership in organizations; satisfaction with education in FRG; reasons for dissatisfaction with education; comparison of current opinion on the FRG with previous expectations; reason for change of opinion about the FRG; length of stay in other European countries; interest in politics in native country; interest in international policy; interest in national politics of other countries; interest in foreign editorials about native country; desired stay abroad after conclusion of studies; occupation after return to native country; desirable changes in native country; problems in native country; help in problem solution; influence of certain groups in native country; positive and negative of the western way of life; models for development of native country in certain social areas; judgement on the UN; desired development of the UN; sources of information about world events; credibility of sources of information about world events; language in use certain radio stations; assessment of other countries in certain political areas; foreign aid in native country; threat to security of native country from other states; possible reactions to threats; general opinion on other countries; differences in standard of living in native country; freedom of speech in native country; central government power in native country; attitude to equal rights; emphasis of western forms of development; threat from western imperialism and spread of communism; expenditures for social welfare; points of view of prime importance in increase in government expenditures; tax policies in native country; necessity of foreign economic aid; influence of economic aid on national independence; standard of living in 20 years; difficulties in the search for work after return to native country; chance for appropriate position in native country; career through connections or abilities; influence of native country on its neighbors; intervention of foreign countries in development of native country; social reforms; influence of religion; future development of influence of religion; agreement of one's own opinion with certain social groups; co-determination of citizens in native country; opinion on socialism; parties system; political and personal freedom in native country; importance of various aspects of the quality of education. Demography: academic degree (completed or in progress); age; sex; subject; universities attended in native country and abroad; occupation of father; size of city of origin; origins; place of residence after return to native country; occupation status before stay abroad; place of employment; financing the stay abroad.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1964-06 / 1965-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Sampled Universe
Egyptian students in Germany.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 351
    Number of Variables: 512
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3331 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington (2000): Opinions and Values of Egyptian Students in West Germany. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset.