The Studentbody of the University of Cologne in the Weimar Republic

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Henning, Friedrich-Wilhelm (Seminar für Wirtschafts- und Sozialgeschichte, Universität zu Köln)
Publication Date
  • F.W. Henning (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
teaching staff; university enrollment; student; social background; course of academic studies; university
  • Abstract

    The study deals with the history of the University of Cologne. Information about Students and teaching staff of the University were collected. The study is into two parts: The first part covers the report period between 1919 and 1935, for which the information of the students were collected from the Complete Registration Register of Students at the University of Cologne. The second part covers the period between 1919 and 1989 and deals with information about the amount of students and teaching staff at the University´s faculties. The data-type of Part 1 are individual data, while the data-type of Part 2 are time series. Topics: Part 1: Complete registration register of students at the University of Cologne with extensive information: name, registration No., place of birth, religion, times of studies, occupation, occupation of father, belonging to student organizations, etc. Part 2: Amount of students and structure of the teaching staff. Tables in the ZA-Online-Database HISTAT: - Students by faculties and by sex in absolute and in percent, - Proportion of the student´s total amount per faculty and total amount of university professors per faculty, - Percentage of faculties´ amount of students of the university´s total number of students, - Structure of teaching staff.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1919 / 1989
Geographic Coverage
  • German Reich (1871-1945) (DXDE)
    University of Cologne
  • Germany (DE)
    University of Cologne
Sampled Universe
The students at the University of Cologne in the Weimar Republic.
Total universe/Complete enumeration; Sampling Procedure Comment: Census
Time Dimension
  • Longitudinal
  • Time Series
Collection Mode
  • Evaluation of archive materials. Part 1: Evaluation of the Students Registery Records of the Univeristy of Cologne. Evaluation of the University´s archive materials. Part 2: Evaluation of various Sources: Statistical Yearbook of Cologne; Statistical reports of the regional statistics agency of North-Rhine-Westfalia; university calendar; Register of employees of the University of Cologne; Files of the University´s administration.
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8121 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Henning, Friedrich-Wilhelm: Statistik der Studierenden, des Lehrkörpers und der Promotionen In: Meuthen, Erich (Hrsg.): Kölner Universitätsgeschichte, Bd. 3, Die neue Universität: Daten und Fakten, von 1988.
  • Lauf, Peter: Jüdische Studierende an der Universität zu Köln, 1919-1934. Böhlau Verlag: Köln, Weimar, Wien 1991.
  • Asmuth, Margaret: Die Studentenschaft der Handelshochschule Köln, 1901-1919. Böhlau Verlag: Köln, Weimar, Wien 1985.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23