Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education at the University of Kiel (IPN)
The Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education (IPN) was established in 1966 as a research center for science education. As an institute of the Leibniz Association, the IPN has a nationwide function. It is also affiliated to the University of Kiel. The department heads at the IPN hold professorships at the University of Kiel. The institute's mission is to advance science and mathematics education through its research. So research deals with the full scope of issues concerning teaching and learning in the sciences and mathematics inside and outside schools.