The Research Data Center (Forschungsdatenzentrum, FDZ) offers online training courses in German and English on the data of the National Educational Panel Study. The one- and two-day events are composed of different modules, whereby single modules can be attended separately. Participation is free of charge. Registration by e-mail is required, indicating the number or date of the desired training.
Registration for virtual NEPS data training
Basic modules provide knowledge on the theoretical and methodological framework of the NEPS study as well as on how to work with the data documentation. They support first-time users in accessing the data and in taking the first steps towards preparing analyses based on NEPS data.
Advanced modules In-depth modules address selected topics of NEPS data use. The offer to data users ranges from assistance on general challenges of data preparation to instructions on how to deal with specific data packages and data formats.
The trainings with basic and advanced modules take place in presentation form with the opportunity for individual follow-up questions. The material is made available to the participants after the course. The contents are applicable to all NEPS starting cohorts. Data processing is usually demonstrated using Stata, but no special prior knowledge is required for understanding. The respective programs can be accessed as PDF by clicking on the title bar in the fields below.