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ZA6615: Attitudes towards Current Questions of Foreign Policy and TTIP

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Citation Citation Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin (2016): Attitudes towards Current Questions of Foreign Policy and TTIP. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA6615 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA6615
TitleAttitudes towards Current Questions of Foreign Policy and TTIP
Current Version1.0.0, 2016-6-30,
Date of Collection19.10.2015 - 27.10.2015
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung, Berlin


AbstractAttitudes towards current questions of foreign policy and TTIP. Topics: 1. Foreign Policy: values and interests: worries about the future of Germany and about the personal future in terms of world affairs; geopolitical developments, which evoke the greatest concerns (climate change, global population growth, wars and conflicts, refugees, problems with the euro for Greece, dispute in the EU, terrorism, collecting personal data by large Internet companies, and the data monitoring by various States); priorities of German foreign policy (German representation in international organizations such as the UN and EU, development aid for Third World countries, civilian and military peacekeeping of the Bundeswehr together with the partners of NATO and EU, a global engagement to human rights, promotion of economic cooperation and of democracy); evaluation of the bilateral relations between Germany and the USA, Germany and Russia or France, Turkey, Israel and Greece; change of relations to the aforementioned countries; opinion on a foreign policy more closely with the respective countries; appropriate measures to combat the causes of escape; Germany´s role in the world: approval to the leading role of Germany in the European crisis; security and defense policy: approval of a Bundeswehr participation in international operations; opinion on selected potential Bundeswehr operations abroad (UN peacekeepers in a UN peacekeeping force, NATO missions in crisis areas, aid for refugees, disaster abroad, violation of human rights, the fight against terrorist organizations, increased security in Germany); opinion on a stronger engagement of the Bundeswehr in Afghanistan; opinion on the Ukraine conflict (bilateral issue between Ukraine and Russia, Ukraine´s accession to the NATO to discourage Russia, reasonable efforts of Germany for peaceful conflict resolution). 2. TTIP: assessment of the the free trade agreement TTIP between the EU and the US; more advantages or disadvantages of a free trade agreement for the German economy and consumers in Germany; expectation of greater benefits by TTIP for the EU or the US. Demography: age; sex; education; employment status; occupational status; marital status; confession; household income (grouped); party preference (sunday question). Additionally coded was: respondent-ID; federal state; size of community; weighting factor.
Categories Categories
  • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • Political Attitudes and Behavior
  • Economic Policy, National Economic Situation
Topics Topics
  • 8 Trade, industry and markets
  • 11.2 International politics and organisation
  • 11.3 Conflict, security and peace
  • 11.5 Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
  • 17.5 Economic policy


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
UniversePopulation aged 18 years and over in private households
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Probability Sample: Two-Stage Stratified Sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Telephone Interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview)
Data Collectordimap, Bonn
Date of Collection
  • 19.10.2015 - 27.10.2015

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2016-6-30 first archive edition
Errata in current version
Version changes

Further Remarks

NotesThe study was conducted on behalf of the Federal Press Office.
Number of Units: 1003
Number of Variables: 76
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata, CSV


  • dimap: Umfrage im Auftrag des Presse- und Informationsamts der Bundesregierung: Außenpolitik. Tabellenband. Bonn 2015
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Research Data Centre
  • Surveys commissioned by the Press and Information Office of the Federal Government
    The ´Press and Information Office of the Federal Government´ (Presse- und Informationsamt der Bundesregierung) infoms citizens and media about the work of the federal government. Above all the office informs the federal government of the news in Germany and worldwide and explores the public opinion.