Centre for International Student Assessment (ZIB)
Research Foci in the Network:
Educational Monitoring and Information
Empirical educational research
Contact at the Institute:
Prof. Dr. Kristina Reiss
Within the Centre for International Student Assessment (ZIB) e.V., three institutions conduct educational research in large scale assessments: TUM School of Education at Technical University of Munich and two Leibniz associated partners, German Institute for International Educational Research (DIPF) and Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education at Kiel University (IPN).
ZIB is particularly in charge of the national coordination and implementation of PISA as well as developing and enhancing PISA with innovative methods, research questions and instruments.
ZIB is an affiliated institute of the Technical University of Munich and funded by the German federation and the federal states.
Important Work and Services:
- ZIB is responsible for the national coordination and implementation of PISA and is furthermore involved in its international development.
- Research at ZIB focuses significantly on three fields: Educational Monitoring, School and Teaching Research, Methodology Research.
- ZIB supports young researchers in international student assessments especially with method workshops and junior researcher academies.
- PISA Plus [only available in German]