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National Academics Panel Study (Nacaps) 2018
Survey Period:
Feb 18, 2019 - May 1, 2019
Waves:
1
Survey Data Type:
Quantitative Data
DOI:
10.21249/DZHW:nac2018:1.0.0
Published at:
Jun 30, 2020
Version:
1.0.0 (current)
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Data Package nac2018

Details

Study Series:
Institution(s):
German Centre for Higher Education Research and Science Studies (DZHW)
Sponsored by:
Federal Ministry of Education and Research
Project Contributors:
Adrian, Dominik;
Ambrasat, Jens;
Briedis, Kolja;
Friedrich, Christian;
Fuchs, Amrei;
Geils, Matthias;
Kovalova, Iryna;
Lange, Janine;
Lietz, Almuth;
Martens, Bernd;
Redeke, Susanne;
Ruß, Uwe;
Sarcletti, Andreas;
Schwabe, Ulrike;
Seifert, Moritz;
Siegel, Madeleine;
Teichmann, Carola;
Tesch, Jakob;
de Vogel, Susanne;
Wegner, Antje
Survey Design:
Panel 
Waves:
1
Survey Data Type:
Quantitative Data
Data Curation:
Weber, Anne;
Birkelbach, Robert;
Hoffstätter, Ute;
Daniel, Andreas
DOI:
Version:
1.0.0 (published at Jun 30, 2020)

Data Package Description

Nacaps, the National Academics Panel Study, is a new longitudinal study of doctoral candidates and doctorate holders in Germany funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The project aims at providing nationwide cross-sectional and longitudinal data on doctoral students and doctorate holders in Germany regarding their study conditions as well as their career trajectories within and outside of academia. The Nacaps study series apply a panel design to multiple cohorts. In 2019, all doctoral students registered at 53 doctorate-granting higher education institutions as off 01.12.2018 were invited to a first survey. Further panel waves follow at yearly intervals. Topics of the survey are e.g. the kind and structure of doctoral studies, motives for conducting doctoral studies, the mentoring situation, working and employment conditions, plans for career paths after the doctorate, international mobility, as well as individual characteristics of respondents. By covering these topics and by considering important indicators on young scholars, the Nacaps data provide important knowledge for national reporting (e.g. the federal report on young academics called “Bundesbericht wissenschaftlicher Nachwuchs”), for local steering, as well as for numerous further stakeholders. Moreover, the data offer an opportunity to investigate scientific research questions in the field of academic careers.

Documents related to this Data Package

Data Package

Title Description Document Language File
Nacaps 2018 - Daten- und Methodenbericht zur National Academics Panel Study 2018 (1. Befragungswelle - Promovierende)  Data and Methods Report  German nac2018_MethodReport_de.pdf
Nacaps 2018 - Übersicht zur National Academics Panel Study 2018 (1. Befragungswelle - Promovierende)  Study Overview  German nac2018_Overview_de.pdf
Nacaps 2018 - Overview of the National Academics Panel Study 2018 (1st wave - doctoral candidates)  Study Overview  English nac2018_Overview_en.pdf
Release Notes nacaps 2018  changelog  English nac2018_Release_Notes.pdf
Zitationsanleitung zur 1. Befragungswelle - Promovierende / Citation Guideline on the 1st wave - doctoral candidates  Zitationsanleitung  English nac2018_Citation_Guideline.pdf

Instruments

Data Sets

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Surveys Instruments Questions (186) Data Sets Variables Publications Concepts
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Question E12.1: Questionnaire of Nacaps 2018 - first wave 
Question Type: Single Choice 
Which highest level of vocational training do your parents have?/Which highest level of vocational training does your father have? Which highest level of vocational training does your mother have? 
Question E13.1: Questionnaire of Nacaps 2018 - first wave 
Question Type: Single Choice 
What is the professional status of your parents?/What is the professional status of your father? What is the professional status of your mother? 
Question E14.1: Questionnaire of Nacaps 2018 - first wave 
Question Type: Open 
What profession do/did your parents practise currently resp. most recently as their main occupation?/What profession does/did your father practise currently resp. most recently as his main occupation? What profession does/did your mother practise currently resp. most recently as her main occupation? 
Question E15.1: Questionnaire of Nacaps 2018 - first wave 
Question Type: Single Choice 
Do you talk to your parents about the content of your PhD/doctorate?/Do you talk to your father about the content of your PhD/doctorate?/Do you talk to your mother about the content of your PhD/doctorate? 
Question E16.1: Questionnaire of Nacaps 2018 - first wave 
Question Type: Item Set 
How well do you get along with your parents ...,How well do you get along with your father ...,How well do you get along with your mother ... 
Question E17.1: Questionnaire of Nacaps 2018 - first wave 
Question Type: Item Set 
How important is it to your parents that ...,How important is it to your father that ...,How important is it to your mother that ... 
Question E18.1: Questionnaire of Nacaps 2018 - first wave 
Question Type: Single Choice 
Where did you obtain your university entrance qualification? 
Question E19.1: Questionnaire of Nacaps 2018 - first wave 
Question Type: Open 
In what year and with what final grade did you obtain your university entrance qualification (e.g. A-levels/Abitur)? 
Question E20.1: Questionnaire of Nacaps 2018 - first wave 
Question Type: Open 
We ask you to give details on the university degree that entitled you to do a PhD/doctorate. Type of degree: 
Question E21.1: Questionnaire of Nacaps 2018 - first wave 
Question Type: Single Choice 
Do you feel well-informed enough about the German science system? 
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