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National Academics Panel Study (Nacaps) 2018
Survey Period:
Feb 18, 2019 - May 1, 2019
Survey Data Type:
Quantitative Data
Published at:
Jun 30, 2020
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Nacaps 2018 - first wave (doctoral candidates) 


Serial Number:

Persons who were registered for a doctorate at a German university on the cut-off date 1 December 2018

Survey Unit:
Doctoral Candidates 
Survey Data Type:
Quantitative Data 
Sampling Procedure:
Total universe/Complete Enumeration 
Survey Method:
Standardised online survey 
Field Period:
Feb 18, 2019 - May 1, 2019
Gross Sample Size:
n = 77,509
Net Sample Size:
n = 28,368
Response Rate:
Geographic Coverage:

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