ZIB Academy 2021


The sixth ZIB Academy with the focus on "Research Synthesis in Educational Research" will be hosted by ZIB (location Technical University of Munich) from March 23th to 26st, 2021.
Due to the unpredictable development of the corona pandemic, the ZIB-Academy takes place in an online format via zoom.

The participants will get a comprehensive insight into the methodology and perspectives of research syntheses in educational research in keynotes and workshops. Prof. Dr. Larry Hedges (Northwestern University), Prof. Dr. Andreas Gegenfurtner (University of Passau), Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Viechtbauer (Maastricht University) and Dr. Susanne Bücker (University of Bochum) will provide current and practical insights from topic identification and statistical analysis to publication and practical relevance of research syntheses.
In addition, the participants will have the opportunity to discuss their own projects with the experts in round table sessions.


Application and registration


The target group of the ZIB Academy 2021 are doctoral students and postdocs of all disciplines who are interested in the implementation and relevance of research syntheses in educational research. Please note that the workshops will be held primarily in German, one of the keynotes and if necessary, the round tables will be in English.

In additionto participating in keynotes and workshops, a limited number of participants will also have the oppurtunity to discuss their own project with experts and other participants in round table sessions. In this case we ask you to describe your project and your motivation to participate in max. 350 words.


If you are interested, please fill in the application form until December 14th 2020:

Link for registration (in German)

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Programme flyer (in German)

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