Students Interval Study 1970 to 1985, SIS 1

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • University, Research, the Sciences
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Childbearing, family planning and abortion
    • Political ideology
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Family life and marriage
    • Youth
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
studies (academic); political attitude; political ideology; course of education; sexual relationships
  • Abstract

    Personality development of socialist students, political-ideological attitudes, expectations of studies. Topics: Questionnaire "political-ideological attitudes": opinions on goals decided on for studies and attitude to studies; willingness to make an effort; certainty regarding success of studies; personal responsibility of the student; integration in instruction and education process; relevance to practice; relationship between teachers and students; well-being in seminar group; attitude to capability of female and male students; attitude to study of Marxism-Leninism; conviction of necessity of governmental direction of graduates; wishes regarding occupational deployment; SED membership; social-political sense of responsibility; moral opinions on political force; political-ideological attitudes, moral superiority and humaneness of socialism; identification with GDR and Soviet Union; image of the enemy; defense preparedness; trust in party and government; socialist economic integration; attitude to scientific-technical progress; leadership role of SED; view on political-ideological facts, certainty of judgement on this and personal significance for personal life and behavior; ties to occupation; world view; trust in SED; completeness of parental home; relationship to and support by parents; conformity of political views; belonging to circle of friends; firm friendship; most favorable point in time for marriage and first child for students; desire for children; attitude to qualification of future spouse; expectations of partner; compatibility of employment and family; expression of personality characteristics relevant to achievement and ability to hold up; time of highest capability; expected achievement classification in seminar group; psycho-physical complaints, feeling of loneliness; smoking habits; form of housing. Questionnaire "attitude structure procedure": attitude to and evaluation of terms and appearances from the areas of politics, university system, science and family: in form of affection or aversion, certainty of judgement, assessment of knowledge about the attitude object; personal significance for personal life and behavior. Questionnaire "norms, status-wish-contrast, group formation": expected study demands; degree of expression and desired expression of personality characteristics relevant to leaders; solidarity with family, leisure and seminar group, section, university or college, occupational group, social origins; ideological solidarity. Questionnaire "expectations": expectations of studies; concepts of personality characteristics of college instructors; intended leisure activities during studies; uncertainties in certain areas; expected activities of FDJ during studies, desire for participation; concepts of one's own seminar and FDJ group; expectations of the study of the basics of Marxism-Leninism. Questionnaire "demography, intimate things": contribution of secondary school to education; attitude to civics instruction; housing in boarding school; final grade at high school graduation and 10th grade or individual subject grades; path of education, activities after conclusion of secondary school; vocational training; subject originally desired; personal abilities or skills; previous FDJ election function; similarity of subject with occupation of parents; Christian parental home; current activity and party affiliation of parents; territorial origins; savings; housing wish; age at start of cohabitation; current partner for sexual intercourse; attitude to and use of contraceptives or pill; attitudes to pre-marital sexual intercourse, love, sexual freedom of movement, fidelity, sexual abstinence and desire for children; social origins; children.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1970-09 / 1970-10
    September/October 1970 - in the introduction week before start of studies
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Beginning students of the 1970 register of five sections of the Karl Marx University in Leipzig, four colleges, two pedagogical institutes and an engineering school.
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire: Paper
  • Written survey in group association
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1628
    Number of Variables: 360
Further waves of this longitudinal study have ZA Study Nos. 6173 (1971); 6174 (1972); 6175 (1973); 6176 (1974); 6177 (1976); 6178
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6172 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Neise, U.: Leistungsgruppen von Hochschulstudenten. Auswertung Vortest SIS. Leipzig Februar 1971. ZIJ.
  • Poppitz, J.: Einige Ergebnisse SIS 0. Teilpopulation.. Merseburg April 1971. TH Leuna Merseburg
  • Starke, K.: SIS 0. Einige wichtige Ergebnisse. Leipzig März 1971. ZIJ: F 71/27.
  • Weiler, W.: Sozialistisches Moralbewußtsein. Kurzbericht SIS 0. Leipzig Januar 1971. KMU.
  • Hoffmann, A.: Die Oberschulausbildung im Urteil der Studenten. Teilbericht zur SIS. Leipzig Mai 1972. ZIJ.
  • Neise, U.; David, W.: Einstellung von Studenten zum Beruf. Berufserwartungen. Spezieller Bericht zur SIS. Leipzig März 1972. ZIJ: F 72/5.
  • Starke, K.: Studenten aus christlichem Elternhaus. Spezieller Bericht zur Studenten- Intervallstudie SIS. Leipzig Dezember 1972. ZIJ/KMU: F 72/1.
  • Kabat vel Job, O.: Die Verbundenheit von Studenten mit Elternhaus und Familie. Spezieller Bericht der Studenten-Intervallstudie SIS. Leipzig Juni 1974. ZIJ: F 74/21.
  • Starke, U.: Spezieller Bericht zum Hochschullehrer-Studenten-Verhältnis. Spezieller Bericht zur Studenten-Intervallstudie SIS. Leipzig April 1974. KMU: F 74/11.
  • Starke, K.; Hoffmann, A.: Abschlußbericht der Studenten-Intervallstudie SIS. Kurzfassung. Leipzig April 1975. ZIJ: F 75/18.
  • Gantz, H.: Zur Persönlichkeitsentwicklung sozialistischer Studentinnen in der DDR. Diss. A. Dresden August 1977. TU: F 77/53.
  • Kasek, L.: FDJ und Persönlichkeitsentwicklung von Studenten. Spezieller SIS-Bericht (Kurzfassung). Leipzig September 1977. ZIJ: F 77/25.
  • Neise, U.: Zur Verwendung ausgewählter Indikatoren des ESV (Einstellungsstrukturverfahren). Zur Analyse ideologischer Einstellungen. Leipzig Januar 1977. ZIJ.
  • Schauer, H.: Einige Aspekte der ästhetischen Kultur der Studenten. Spezieller Bericht zur SIS. Leipzig Mai 1977. ZIJ: F 77/37.
  • Schauer, H.: Weltanschauliche Einstellungen von Studenten. SIS-Entwicklungsstudie. Leipzig Januar 1977. ZIJ: F 77/2.
  • Starke, K.: Zur Persönlichkeitsentwicklung von Hochschulstudenten. Ergebnisse der Studenten-Intervallstudie des ZIJ. Diss. B. Berlin 1977. Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin: F 77/54.
  • Starke, K.: Jugend im Studium: Zur Persönlichkeitsentwicklung von Hochschulstudenten. Berlin 1979.
  • Johne, F.: Über die gesellschaftlichen Bedingungen bei SIS 0 und SIL A. Dresden Februar 1982. HfV.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22