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Prof. Dr. Kai Maaz

  Maaz Geschäftsführender Direktor des DIPF

Executive Director of DIPF

Educational Structure and Governance

Educational Governance

Rostocker Straße 6
60323 Frankfurt am Main

+49 (0)69-24708-201



Curriculum Vitae


Professional activities


Research Interests

  • Evaluation of school structures, education programmes and schools
  • School development with a focus on transformation processes in the education system
  • Institutional developments in the education system, particularly at the secondary and post-secondary level
  • Educational monitoring and educational governance
  • Social disparities of educational attainment across the lifespan and across educational trajectories
  • Conceptualization and assessment of socio-cultural as well as ethnic family background variables (structural and process variables) and validity of information from students and parents regarding socio-cultural background
  • Educational biographies and decisions on transition taking into account individual, institutional and contextual effect sizes
  • Research syntheses and systematic reviews


Lectures and Talks

List of Lectures and Talks (pdf)

Functions on boards and journals

last modified Mar 02, 2021