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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

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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

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Surveys Instruments Questions (186) Data Sets Variables Publications Concepts
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Question A19.1: Questionnaire of Nacaps 2018 - first wave 
Question Type: Multiple Choice 
Which statements apply to your PhD/doctoral project? 
Question A20.1: Questionnaire of Nacaps 2018 - first wave 
Question Type: Open 
In what discipline are you doing your PhD/doctorate?/In what discipline did you complete your PhD/doctorate?/In what discipline were you registered for your PhD/doctorate? 
Question B01.1: Questionnaire of Nacaps 2018 - first wave 
Question Type: Single Choice 
Is your PhD/doctorate part of a research project other people are also working on?/Was your PhD/doctorate part of a research project other people are also working on/also worked on? 
Question B02.1: Questionnaire of Nacaps 2018 - first wave 
Question Type: Single Choice 
Are there other doctoral candidates – besides yourself – in the research project?/Were there other doctoral candidates – besides yourself – in the research project? 
Question B03.1: Questionnaire of Nacaps 2018 - first wave 
Question Type: Single Choice 
Do you already have a concrete PhD/doctorate topic?/Did you already have a concrete PhD/doctorate topic? 
Question B04.1: Questionnaire of Nacaps 2018 - first wave 
Question Type: Multiple Choice 
How did you decide on your PhD/doctorate topic? 
Question B05.1: Questionnaire of Nacaps 2018 - first wave 
Question Type: Open 
How far along are you with your PhD/doctorate? 
Question B06.1: Questionnaire of Nacaps 2018 - first wave 
Question Type: Single Choice 
Are you currently a member of a structured doctoral programme (e.g. doctoral course of studie?/ doctoral programm?/ graduate schoo?/ research training group)?/Were you a member of a structured doctoral programme (e.g. doctoral course of studie?/ doctoral programm?/ graduate schoo?/ research training group)? 
Question B07.1: Questionnaire of Nacaps 2018 - first wave 
Question Type: Multiple Choice 
Of which kind of doctoral programme(s) are you a member?/Of which kind of doctoral programme(s) were you a member? 
Question B08.1: Questionnaire of Nacaps 2018 - first wave 
Question Type: Item Set 
Which of these statements apply to your membership of the doctoral programme(s)? Which of these statements applied to your membership of the doctoral programme(s)? 
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