DIPF actively communicates its research results to education politics and administration, practitioners and the interested public. This entails the provision of comprehensive access to literature, historical sources as well as many other information services through different portals and databases.


IDeA focuses on empirical studies of children at infancy, pre-school, and primary school age. Members of the center contribute their expertise from the fields of psychology, educational science, psycholinguistics, neuroscience, diverse subject didactics, sociology, and psychoanalysis. Different laboratories support the research at IDeA.