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ZA0195: Situation of Afro-Asian Students in the Federal Republic of Germany

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Citation Citation Aich, Prodosh (1960): Situation of Afro-Asian Students in the Federal Republic of Germany. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA0195 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA0195
TitleSituation of Afro-Asian Students in the Federal Republic of Germany
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1960)
Date of Collection02.1960 - 02.1960
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Aich, Prodosh - Forschungsinstitut für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln
Contributor, Institution, Role
  • GESIS - Distributor
  • GESIS - HostingInstitution


AbstractMotives of foreign students for studies in Germany and evaluation of acceptance in the Federal Republic. Topics: Differences between the image of Germany before arrival and currently; type and sources of information about the FRG; length of stay; desired occupation; equal opportunities of choice of occupation with studies in native country; intensity of contacts with study colleagues and university personnel; organization of leisure time; letter contacts with home; difficulties in house-hunting; contacts with the German population; discrimination experienced; attitude to the German population (semantic differential); assumed heterostereotype; re-orientation of demands; political, cultural and economic knowledge about the FRG; political attitude; financial situation; language proficiency; media usage; social origins; time budget. Demography: age (classified); citizenship; marital status; number of children; age und number of siblings; religious denomination; religiousness, regional origins. Interviewer rating: willingness of respondent to cooperate; presence of other persons; language proficiency; external impression.
Categories Categories
  • University, Research, the Sciences
Topics Topics
  • 2.2 Migration
  • 3.6 Post-compulsory education
  • 5.4 Cultural and national identity
  • 11.5 Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion


Geographic Coverage
  • Baden-Württemberg (DE-BW), Heidelberg
  • Berlin (DE-BE)
  • Baden-Württemberg (DE-BW), Tübingen
  • Bavaria (DE-BY), Munich
  • Hamburg (DE-HH)
UniverseMale students, who in the winter semester 1959/60 had been studying for at least 2 semesters and come from the following countries: Egypt, India, Indonesia, Iran and Jordan. Interviewed as control group were students from Ghana, Nigeria and Norway. The interviews were conducted in Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Heidelberg and Tuebingen
Analysis Unit Analysis Unit
  • Individual
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Stratified
Stratified random sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Face-to-face interview: Paper-and-pencil (PAPI)
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Time Method Time Method
  • Cross-section
Kind of Data Kind of Data
  • Numeric
Data CollectorP. Aich, Forschungsinstitut fuer Soziologie, Universitaet zu Koeln
Date of Collection
  • 02.1960 - 02.1960

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2010-4-13 Version number created automatically (implementation of a uniform versioning policy) (Publication Year unknown)
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Further Remarks

NotesSurvey unit: college students###
Number of Units: 386
Number of Variables: -
Data Type: Mehrfachlochung
Analysis System(s): -


  • Aich, Prodosh: Farbige unter Weißen. Köln: Kiepenheuer & Witsch 1962
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