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Research Data Centre of the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB-FDZ)

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The Research Data Centre of the Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB-FDZ) provides educational researchers with BIBB microdata and tailored services and support.

Services

  • Preparing firm-level and individual-level data that deal with the attainment and use of vocational education and skills
  • Providing access to data via standardised access paths
  • Providing data documentation as well as tools and support for data handling
  • Registering all datasets (in case of corrections with corrigendum)
  • Creating additional classification variables for research datasets (Regional variables, industries, socio-demographics), including programme syntax in the metadata portal

Our services are aimed at researchers wishing to use BIBB research data for their own research. Commercial use of the BIBB research data is prohibited.

Data Access Modes

  • Scientific-Use-Files (SUF): de-facto anonymous versions of datasets
  • Campus-Files (CF): for (non-commercial) teaching purposes and for students
  • Remote Data Access
  • On-site guest researcher

Available data

Please visit the BIBB-FDZ’s website for information on available data in English: https://www.bibb.de/en/14512.php