A Probability-Based Mixed-Mode Access Panel
for the Social Sciences

Project Development Schedule

The GESIS Panel is being continuously developed along the following timeline:

2019 - 2020

February 2019 - March 2019: 31st wave (wave "ga")
April 2019 - May 2019: 32nd wave (wave "gb")
June 2019 - July 2019: 33rd wave (wave "gc")
August 2019 - September 2019: 34th wave (wave "gd")
October 2019 - November 2019: 35th wave (wave "ge")
December 2019 - January 2020: 36th wave (wave "gf")
February 2020 - March 2020: 37th wave (wave "ha")
April 2020 - May 2020: 38th wave (wave "hb")
June 2020 - July 2020: 39th wave (wave "hc")
August 2020 - September 2020: 40th wave (wave "hd")
October 2020 - November 2020: 41st wave (wave "he")
December 2020 - January 2021: 42nd wave (wave "hf")

2017 - 2018

February 2017 - March 2017: 19th wave (wave "ea")
April 2017 - May 2017: 20th wave (wave "eb")
June 2017 - July 2017: 21st wave (wave "ec")
August 2017 - September 2017: 22nd wave (wave "ed")
October 2017 - November 2017: 23rd wave (wave "ee")
December 2017 - January 2018: 24th wave (wave "ef")
February 2018 - March 2018: 25th wave (wave "fa")
April 2018 - May 2018: 26th wave (wave "fb")
June 2018 - July 2018: 27th wave (wave "fc")
August 2018 - September 2018: 28th wave (wave "fd")
October 2018 - November 2018: 29th wave (wave "fe")
December 2018 - January 2019: 30th wave (wave "ff")

2015 - 2016

February 2015 - March 2015: 7th wave (wave "ca")
April 2015 - May 2015: 8th wave (wave "cb")
June 2015 - July 2015: 9th wave (wave "cc")
August 2015 - September 2015: 10th wave (wave "cd")
October 2015 - November 2015: 11th wave (wave "ce")
December 2015 - January 2016: 12th wave (wave "cf")
February 2016 - March 2016: 13th wave (wave "da")
April 2016 - May 2016: 14th wave (wave "db")
June 2016 - July 2016: 15th wave (wave "dc")
August 2016 - September 2016: 16th wave (wave "dd")
October 2016 - November 2016: 17th wave (wave "de")
December 2016 - January 2017: 18th wave (wave "df")

2013 - 2014

October 2012 through April 2013: Project setup

April 2013: Field pretesting of recruitment procedure
June through December 2013: Recruitment of panelists (CAPI Interview)
August, October, December 2013: Pilot study waves
October 30, 2013: Study proposals accepted
February - March 2014: 1st panel wave carrying submitted studies (wave "ba")
April 2014 - May 2014: 2nd wave (wave "bb")
June 2014 - July 2014: 3rd wave (wave "bc")
August 2014 - September 2014: 4th wave (wave "bd")
October 2014 - November 2014: 5th wave (wave "be")
December 2014 - January 2015: 6th wave (wave "bf")

More information about the waves can be found here GESIS Panel Longitudinal Core Study.