PIAAC – International Survey of Adult Competencies

PIAAC is an international comparative survey initiated by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and aims to assess key adult competencies. In Germany, PIAAC takes place simultaneously in several countries and is repeated at regular intervals. PIAAC is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research with with the participation of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs.

GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences is responsible for the national project management of PIAAC in Germany (2018-2024).

PIAAC: An Overview
Information on PIAAC, project objectives, project structure and results from the first cycle of PIAAC (2009-2013)

PIAAC 2023
Information on the second cycle of PIAAC (2018-2024): contents, implementation, quality standards, timeline and participating countries

Access to data, tools and scripts for analysis, as well as the results reports