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Current research projects

“Future and Career plans before before high school graduation” (ZuBAb study)

A cooperation project between the University of Cologne and the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB)

Attitudes Toward Education and Educational Success

Project manager: Dr. Judith Offerhaus


LeiterInnen: Dr. Lukas Fervers, Prof. Dr. Marita Jacob (Uni Köln), Prof. Silke Anger (IAB)

MitarbeiterInnen: Lina Tobler (Uni Köln), Dr. Bernhard Christoph, Veronika Knize (IAB)

Fördernde Institution: Bundesministerium für Arbeit und…

ERC Starting Grant „Social Integration and Boundary Making in Adolescence (SOCIALBOND)“


Clemens Kroneberg (PI)

Hanno Kruse (Postdoc)

4 PhD students (starting February 2018)


Bearbeitung: Carolin Thönnissen

Projektbeginn: Januar 2020

Ende: Dezember 2024

Friendship and Violence in Adolescence

Project manager: Prof. Dr. Clemens Kroneberg

Research assistants: André Ernst, Maria Gerth, Kathrin Lämmermann

German Family Panel (pairfam)

Project manager: Prof. Dr. Karsten Hank

Research assistant: Martin Wetzel

since May 2014

Juvenile delinquency in urban school and residential contexts

PI: Prof. Dr. Clemens Kroneberg

Scientific Staff: Dipl.-Soz. André Ernst, N.N.

Student Assistants: N.N.


Partner Relationships, Residential Relocations and Housing in the Life Course (PartnerLife)


Early prevention of drop-out due to study counselling - a field trial


Quality of Life and Subjective Well-Being of the Very Old in NRW

The Cologne High School Panel (CHisP)

Principal investigators: Prof. em. Dr. Heiner Meulemann, PD Dr. Klaus Birkelbach

Research assistants: Christian Sondergeld, M.A., Veronika Witt, M.Sc

Duration: 2018-2021

The Cologne Refugee Projects

Project manager: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Friedrichs

Research assistants: Felix Leßke, M.A. and Vera Schwarzenberg, M.A