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Basic Knowledge

Do you have questions or are you looking for information about study planning and data collection? Here you will find what you are looking for! Based on our research work, we have compiled practice-oriented information for you. The articles, expert discussions and presentations cover frequently requested topics in social science research. These basics will help you to conduct a social science research project and are suitable for use in teaching.

In the Survey Guidelines, you will find "best practices" on common consulting topics. The short, practice-oriented texts are based on the latest findings of social science research.

The online series "Meet the Experts" offers insights into different procedures and methods of social science research. The digital sessions are recorded and can be viewed afterwards on Youtube.

The GESIS Survey Methods Evidence Map provides evidence-based findings in survey research. There you will find current and cumulative data on survey methodological topics, such as systematic reviews and meta-analyses.