A longitudinal study of doctoral candidates and doctorate holders
Nacaps, the National Academics Panel Study, is a new longitudinal study of doctoral candidates and doctorate holders. This is the first study to systematically collect data on career paths of highly qualified academics in Germany – for the use of researchers, HEIs and academic policy makers.
Nacaps is the first study to systematically collect comprehensive data on the careers of doctoral candidates and doctorate holders in Germany. Find out more about the topics covered by Nacaps and the study design:
We ask questions. The topics and research issues addressed by Nacaps were developed on the basis of a wide set of theoretical approaches. Our research also includes the information that HEIs require for their quality assurance.