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November 9 - December 7, 2022


SOEPcampus after Work -
Introduction to the German Socio-Economic Panel Study


November 9 - December 7, 2022


Online seminar via Cisco Webex


Sandra Bohmann

The German Socio-Economic Panel Study is a representative panel study for the German population, collecting data on a broad variety of topics of everyday life, including general wellbeing, household composition, educational aspirations and educational status, income and occupational biographies, leisure time activities, housing, health, political orientation and more. With its long running panel structure, the breadth of topics and the representative nature of the data, the SOEP has become a central resources for quantitative research in the social sciences in Germany.

Target, registration, and other information

This online workshop series offers a short online introduction to the data of the Socio-economic panel study. Participants will be introduced to the content of the study, its data-structure, sample selection and weighting strategy and they will be provided with an overview over the study documentation.

For the online seminar we use the provider Cisco Webex. If you want to join the workshop, please register (name, institution) with Janina Britzke ( until November 8, 2022. To allow for last-minute sing-ups, invitations with the link to the online-plattform as well as materials will be sent out until the morning of November 9, 2022, when the workshop starts.

There is no limitation of participants - so everyone will get a spot. The workshop will be held in English and participation is free of charge. Questions will be taken throughout the workshop!


Session 1 Wednesday, November 9, 2022 19:30 - 21:00 General Introduction to the SOEP
Session 2 Wednesday, November 16, 2022 19:30 - 21:00 Introdution to Documentation Tools and Material
Session 3 Wednesday, November 23, 2022 19:30 - 21:00 Sampling and Weighting
Session 4 Wednesday, December 7, 2022 19:30 - 21:00 Individual in Context