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Programme for the International
Assessment of Adult Competencies

PIAAC – International Survey of Adult Competencies

PIAAC is an international comparative survey initiated by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) that aims to assess key adult competencies. In Germany, PIAAC is primarily funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research with contribution by 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 (2018-2023).