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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

Employment of Women During the Corona Crisis

• Principal investigators: Dr. Lukas Fervers, Prof. Dr. Marita Jacob (University of Cologne), Prof. Silke Anger (IAB Institute

for Employment Research)

• Research assistants: Lina Tobler (University of Cologne), Dr. Bernhard Christoph,…


Principal investigators: Sebastian Sattler (Cologne) and Prof. Dr. Guido Mehlkop (Erfurt)

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


Clemens Kroneberg (PI)

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

Hohes Alter in Deutschland (D80+)

Projektleitung: Dr. Roman Kaspar, Dr. Julia Simonson, Prof. Dr. Clemens Tesch-Römer, Dr. Claudia Vogel, Prof. Dr. Michael Wagner, Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen, Prof. Dr. Susanne Zank

Projektbeginn: Januar 2019

Ende: Dezember 2022

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.


Lebensqualität und Wohlbefinden hochaltriger Menschen in NRW (Folgebefragung NRW80+)

Projektleitung: Prof. Dr. Michael Wagner, Prof. Dr. Christiane Woopen, Prof. Dr. Susanne Zank, Dr. Roman Kaspar

Projektbeginn: Januar 2019

Ende: Dezember 2021


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


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