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NEPS User Trainings

The Research Data Center (RDC) conducts two-day training courses several times a year at its Bamberg location. Participation is free of charge; the maximum number of participants is 20. Timely registration is required. Please fill out the form and send it signed as a scan by e-mail to

Registration form for participation in a NEPS user training PDF-en PDF-de

The dates and focus topics can be found in the table and the programs. The first day serves to get to know the NEPS data and its documentation in general by means of practical exercises for the preparation of an example analysis. On the second day, selected topics will be presented in detail. There will also be the opportunity to register for RemoteNEPS. Both days can also be attended separately. Special previous knowledge in handling the data is not necessary; in the exercises Stata is usually used. If non-German speakers are present, the course will be conducted in English.

Date No Topic Program
Feb 07 - 08, 2019 66 Introduction into NEPS data of Starting Cohort 6 (Adults) with focus on migration PDF
Mar 18 - 19, 2019 67 Introduction into NEPS data of Starting Cohort 3 (Grade 5) with focus on competence measures PDF
Apr 11 - 12, 2019 68 Introduction into NEPS data of Starting Cohort 4 (Grade 9) with focus on educational decisions PDF
May 13 - 14, 2019 69 Introduction into NEPS data of Starting Cohort 1 (Newborns) with focus on temperament PDF
Jun 04, 2019 70 NEPS-ADIAB: Introduction into NEPS data linked with administrative data of the Institute for Employment Research PDF
Jul 08 - 09, 2019 71 Introduction into NEPS data of Starting Cohort 5 (First Year Students) with focus on student teachers PDF
Sep 19 - 20, 2019 72 For beginners: Introduction to data work and presentation of competence data PDF
Oct 22, 2019 73 Introduction to NEPS data of Starting Cohort 2 (Kindergarten) with focus on learning environments PDF
Dec 12 - 13, 2019 74 For advanced users: Quick access to NEPS data with focus on working with regional data PDF


The training takes place on the premises of the LIfBi in Bamberg. The address is:

Leibniz Institut for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi)
Wilhelmsplatz 3
96047 Bamberg

Directions can be found here.


To register for training, please send an e-mail to including your name, title, institutional affiliation, and preferred training. You will then receive a confirmation message with the necessary forms.