Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2014
    Head of the Center for Study Management at the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi) (until 06/2021 also Executive Director of Research)

  • 2009 – 2013
    Executive Director of Research of the “National Educational Panel Study” (NEPS) at the University of Bamberg, Germany

  • 2005 – 2008
    Research Assistant with the interdisciplinary research group “Educational processes, competence development, and selection decisions in preschool- and school age” (BiKS) at the University of Bamberg, Germany

  • 2004
    Doctorate in psychology from the University of Trier, Germany

  • 2002 – 2004
    Research Assistant at „Psychological Data Archive“ at the Institute for Psychology Information (ZPID) in Trier, Germany

  • 1993
    Diploma degree in psychology from the University of Trier, Germany

Selected publications

  • Homuth, C., Will, G., & von Maurice, J. (2020). Broken School Biographies of Adolescent Refugees in Germany. In A. Korntheuer, P. Pritchard, D. B. Maehler, & L. Wilkinson (Eds.), Refugees in Canada and Germany: From Research to Policies and Practice (GESIS-Schriftenreihe, 25) (pp. 123–142). Cologne, Germany: GESIS – Leibniz-Institut für Sozialwissenschaften.

  • von Maurice, J., Balaban, E., Will, G., & Roßbach, H.-G. (2020). Kinder mit Fluchthintergrund: Zur Bedeutung von Kindertageseinrichtungen für einen erfolgreichen Übergang in die Grundschule und den späteren Bildungserfolg. In S. Pohlmann-Rother, S. Lange, & U. Franz (Eds.), Kooperation von Kita und Grundschule Grundschule (Band 2): Digitalisierung, Inklusion und Mehrsprachigkeit – Aktuelle Herausforderungen beim Übergang bewältigen (1. Aufl.) (pp. 45-80). Cologne, Germany: Wolters Kluwer.

  • Blossfeld, H.-P., von Maurice, J., & Schneider, T. (2019). The National Educational Panel Study: Need, Main Features, and Research Potential. In H.-P. Blossfeld & H.-G. Roßbach (Eds.), Education as a Lifelong Process. The German National Educational Panel Study (NEPS) (2nd ed.) (pp. 1–16). Wiesbaden, Deutschland: Springer VS.

  • von Maurice, J., Linberg, T., & Roßbach, H.-G. (2019). Das Nationale Bildungspanel (NEPS) als Datenangebot für Forschungsfragen der Kinder- und Jugendhilfe. In M.-C. Begemann & K. Birkelbach (Eds.). Forschungsdaten für die Kinder- und Jugendhilfe. Datenquellen für Sekundäranalysen und beispielhafte Untersuchungen (pp. 149-164). Wiesbaden, Germany: Springer VS.

  • Blossfeld, P. N., Carstensen, C. H. & von Maurice, J. (2019). Zertifikatsarmut gleich Kompetenzarmut? Zum Analysepotential des Nationalen Bildungspanels bei Fragen der Bildungsarmut. In Quenzel G., Hurrelmann K. (Hrsg.), Handbuch Bildungsarmut (pp. 467-489). Wiesbaden, Germany: Springer VS.

  • Schier, A., Bender, M., Koberg, T., Bogensperger, B., Gruner, S., Schiller, D., von Maurice, J., & Engelhardt-Wölfler, H. (2019). Data Protection Issues in the National Educational Panel Study. In H.-P. Blossfeld & H.-G. Roßbach (Eds.), Education as a Lifelong Process. The German National Educational Panel Study (NEPS) (2nd ed.) (pp. 347–359). Wiesbaden, Germany: Springer VS.

  • von Maurice, J., Zinn. S., & Wolter, I. (2017). Large-scale assessments: Potentials and challenges in longitudinal designs. In M. Stadler, S. Greiff & S. Krolak-Schwerdt (Eds.) Psychological Test and Assessment Modeling, 59(1). Current methodological issues in educational large-scale assessments – Part II (pp. 35-54). Lengerich, Germany: PABST Science Publishers.

  • Blossfeld, H.-P., von Maurice, J., Bayer, M., & Skopek, J. (2016) (Eds.), Methodological issues of longitudinal surveys. The example of the National Educational Panel Study. Wiesbaden, Germany: Springer VS.

  • von Maurice, J. (2016). A dialogue between research, politics, administration and the general public: An interview with Paul Bradshaw, Rainer Bromme, John Bynner, Manfred Egner, Harvey Goldstein, and Alexander Renner. Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 7, 431-440. doi: 10.14301/llcs.v7i4.416

  • von Maurice, J., Dörfler, T. & Artelt, C. (2014). The relation between interests and grades: Path analyses in primary school age. International Journal of Educational Research, 64, 1-11.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Social InEquality and its Effects on child Development: A study of birth cohorts in the UK, Germany and the Netherlands (SEED) (funded by EU-NORFACE/DFG, together with partners from UK, NL, Germany; leader of the German team), 2018 – 2021

  • Refugees in the German Educational System (ReGES) (funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research – BMBF; PI), 2016 – 2021

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Scientific advisory board member of the Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum, Leibniz Research Museum for Geo-resources, since 2020

  • Scientific advisory board member of the DFG-project “Genetic and social causes of life chances. Establishing a genetically informative, longitudinal study of the life course and individual development” (TWINLIFE), since 2014


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