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New Scientific Use File of Starting Cohort 5 (First-Year Students) released


New data for the NEPS Starting Cohort 5 are now available in version 13.0.0 for scientific use.

The current Scientific Use File (doi:10.5157/NEPS:SC5:13.0.0) contains new information from the thirteenth wave of the NEPS university students’ starting cohort. The survey was conducted from April to September 2018 as a telephone life course interview (CATI) without competence measurements. Parallel to the original sample, the persons of the teacher oversampling were also interviewed. The corresponding Field Report on the website in the section “Documentation“ provides detailed information on the realization of this wave. There you will also find the Release Notes with explanations on the current data edition as well as the Data Manual as an introduction to the research data of the student cohort and numerous other materials.

(external) Starting Cohort 5 including documentation

(external) NEPS Data Portfolio including download

(external) NEPS Data Access including application forms