The DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education is a central institution in the field of educational research and educational information. It was founded in 1951 in Frankfurt am Main and from the very beginning it has been a member of the Leibniz Association. DIPF supports scientists, policy-makers and practitioners by conducting empirical research and providing innovative applications. More than 300 staff members, half of them researchers and scientists, are engaged in fundamental aspects concerning research, planning and evaluation of education. Research topics span individual, institutional and systemic aspects of education, they are complemented by studies on the history of education and computer science approaches to education.


Frankfurt am Main
DIPF | Leibniz-Institut für Bildungsforschung und Bildungsinformation
Rostocker Straße 6
60323 Frankfurt am Main
T +49 69 / 247 08 - 0
BBF | Research Library for the History of Education at
DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education
Warschauer Straße 34 – 38
10243 Berlin
T +49 30 20 33 60- 27

Board of Directors:
Prof. Kai Maaz

Managing Director:
Susanne Boomkamp-Dahmen

Public Relations:
Dr Juliane Grünkorn