On the Social Origins of College Applicants 1984

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Zentralinstitut für Hochschulbildung, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Hochschulbildung, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • University, Research, the Sciences
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Post-compulsory education
    • Social and occupational mobility
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
job history; social background; student applicant; studies (academic)
  • Abstract

    Occupation qualification and paths of education of parents of college applicants. Topics: College; subject area; sex; path of education; occupation learned and exercised; number of years of experience; military service; ZIP (postal) code; year of birth; social classification by the college; qualification degree, conclusion of course of study, form of studies, management activity and social status of parents; number of siblings; high school graduation grade; final grade of skilled worker qualification; management function; motives for distance education; marital status; number of children; conclusion of course of study and grade; subject and form; discontinued studies; qualification, learned and exercised occupation of partner.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1984
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
    GDR: Berlin, Halle, Dresden, Karl-Marx-Stadt, Wartenberg
Sampled Universe
Application and admission records of 7 colleges of the registration year 1984 (distant and direct students).
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Content coding
  • File analysis
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1450
    Number of Variables: 43
The comparable study "On the Social Origins of Applicants to Technical Colleges 1984" is archived under ZA Study No. 6449.
C - Data and documents are only released for academic research and teaching after the data depositor’s written authorization. For this purpose the Data Archive obtains a written permission with specification of the user and the analysis intention.
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6447 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Fritsch, R.; Rommel, E.: Die Praxis der Hochschulen bei der sozialen Zuordnung der Studienbewerber und Aspekte der sozialen Herkunft von Hochschuldirekt- und Hochschulfernstudenten. Forschung über das Hochschulwesen. ZHB 1987. GESIS-Außenstelle, Bereich Zentralarchiv: FOB-955.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22