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News: GESIS Puls advertising for participation in our surveys!

We are currently looking for participants for our surveys via Instagram and Facebook. Through advertising, we invite people to participate in GESIS Puls surveys and register online for the panel. This study is purely scientific and has no commercial purposes.

Further information on the facebook page "Umfragen von GESIS Puls" or via

Call for Papers: Special Issue of methods, data, analyses 2/2025

Special Issue: Video Interviewing for Collecting Survey Data

We invite authors to submit an article reporting research about video interviewing used to collect survey data. Submissions should focus on the method more than the substance of the research.

Proposal (extended abstract), 500-1000 words: Deadline July 3, 2023

The Special issue will be published online in March 2025.

Further information

ZIS User Survey—Your opinion matters to us!

We cordially invite you to a compact survey about ZIS (duration approx. 5 min.):

In ZIS, researchers can

  • publish tried and tested measurement instruments in an accessible, findable and citable form.
  • search for measurement instruments for their own research project (primary research, secondary research).
Call for Papers: Special Issue of mda 3/2024

Exploring the Methodological Choices, Challenges and Solutions in working with New Data Sources

Deadline for the submission of extended abstracts (500–1,000 words): May 19th 2023. Full papers are due by October 2, 2023. The special issue will appear in early fall, 2024.

Further information

Call for Proposals: New Data Spaces for the Social Sciences

On March 15, 2023, the call for research projects in the new infrastructure priority program "New Data Spaces for the Social Sciences" will start.

Information on the application process

GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology 2023

Program is out & registration is open!  

02-25 Aug 2023  

Venue (depending on course):  GESIS Cologne / Online via Zoom

More info & registration at 

#cfp Call for Papers: Special Issue on topic "Survey Climate and Trust in Scientific Surveys"

Silber, H., Langfeldt, B., Struminskaya, B., & Traugott, M. (2022). Survey Climate and Trust in Scientific Surveys . Survey Research Methods, 16(3).

Survey Research Methods plans to publish a special issue on research about survey climate and trust in scientific surveys. Deadline: Articles due by June 15, 2023

Call for Papers

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We are doing research in the areas Survey Methodology, Contemporary Societal Issues, Research Data Management and Applied Computer Science.

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