Student and Studies 1977

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • University, Research, the Sciences
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Teaching profession
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Cultural activities and participation
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Government, political systems and organisation
    • Psychology
    • Social and occupational mobility
    • Science and technology
  • Abstract

    Aspects of personality development of students, investigation of the efficiency of studies. Topics: College questionnaire and questionnaire on recording cultural-esthetic attitudes and behaviors: studying the same subject again; grades at high school graduation or in 10th grade; factors influencing selection of subject; satisfaction with study conditions; getting along with methods and techniques of mental work; working independently in libraries by means of technical journals, attending lectures; world view; solidarity with GDR, Soviet Union, socialist community of nations, real socialism, social democratism, the SED, the FDJ; housing situation; assessment of various forms of studies; requirements in later occupational deployment; solidarity with occupation; study discipline; study achievement; scholarship; FDJ function; SED membership; attitude to FDJ group; social activity; student support; time expended for studying on one's own, sport, mental-cultural activity, scientific-productive work; relationship with teaching staff; reputation of subject area; dealing with study demands; demographic information. College questionnaire: since when desire to study; course of study matches occupation of parents; participation in various forms of study work; scientific-productive activity; judgement on the study of the basics of Marxism-Leninism at the institution; participation in scientific conferences; belonging to discussion circle; occupational goals for the time after conclusion of course of studies; willingness to accept a management function; further education after conclusion of course of studies; fulfillment of study demands; grades of individual subjects at high school graduation or 10th grade; check of attendance; friendly contacts with teachers; level of teachers; research topics; nervousness; health; social origins. Questionnaire to record cultural-esthetic attitudes and behaviors: subject corresponds to first application; value of work, family, social-political activity, friendship, love, sport, art and science; activity in social-political work, studies, sport, culture, in household, in contact with the other sex, in conversations with friends; preferred place of residence after conclusion of course of studies; assessment of FDJ section and FDJ group leadership; personal work in youth association; leisure activities desired and actually exercised; attendance at cultural institutions; presence, age, income, school degree, occupational qualification, social function, management activity of parents; place of residence of family of origin at various points in time. Questionnaire on recording introversion and neurosis: neurotic tendencies; habitual behaviors; feelings; attitudes; conditions; character. Technology questionnaire: who or what influenced the decision to study technology; position of technology in the socialist society; factors determining the development of technology; requirements of technology students and extent to which these requirements are met oneself; requirements of teachers/students of economics. Technical college questionnaire: problems of technical college students; attitude to socialism, GDR policies, the Soviet Union, the working class; assessment of teachers, seminar group leader; study discipline; the study of the basics of ML; influence on study activity; studying on one's own. Questionnaire for check of culture knowledge: knowledge in the area of drama, film, art, music.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1977-04 / 1977-05
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Students in the 1st to 3rd year of studies at universities, colleges and technical colleges.
Collection Mode
  • Written survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 2151
    Number of Variables: 710
Further studies on this topic are "Students 1990", ZA Study No. 6042, "Student 1990", ZA Study No. 6002, "Student 1979", ZA Study No. 6131.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6132 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Hoffmann, A. et al.: Student und Studium (SUS). Forschungsbericht (Hauptbericht). Leipzig 1978. ZIJ: F 78/1.
  • Hoffmann, A.: Bedingungen des Leistungsverhaltens von Studenten: Theoretische Positionen und Ergebnisse. Dissertation. Halle-Wittenberg 1982. Martin-Luther-Universität.
  • B. Hoffmann, A.; Mehlhorn, G. (Hrsg.): Ich bin Student. Berlin 1983.
  • Kästner, H.: Resultate und Schlußfolgerungen aus der soziologischen Untersuchung Student und Studium (A) für die Gestaltung der politisch-ideologischen Arbeit (unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Situation an der Sektion Mathematik). Leipzig 1978. ZIJ: F 78/40.
  • Kasek, L.: FDJ-Funktion und soziale Kommunikation: Spezieller Bericht zur Untersuchung Student und Studium (SUS). Leipzig 1978. ZIJ: F 78/26
  • Kasek, L.: FDJ-Funktion und Leistungsverhalten: Spezieller Bericht zur Untersuchung Student und Studium (SUS). Leipzig 1978. ZIJ: F 78/27.
  • Neise, U.: Stand und Tendenzen der Entwicklung ideologischer Einstellungen von Studenten: Teilbericht zur Untersuchung "Student und Studium (SUS). Leipzig 1977. ZIJ: F 77/11.

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