Methodology Group

The Methodology Group takes care of the quality of the project; from data collection, cleaning and handling to data analyses. The tasks are to: reach consensus on the themes and items in the questionnaire, identify problems of comparability, plan the survey, make recommendations on socio-demographic background variables, take care of the quality of the data, organize data confrontation seminars, provide methodological advices etc.


Ruud Luijkx


Alice Ramos


Michael Braun
Frédéric Gonthier
Dominique Joye
Bart Meuleman
Markus Quandt
Ivan Rimac


Dorothée Behr (translation)

Evelyn Brislinger (data management)

Stefan Zins (sampling)



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Collaboration with WVS

The European Values Study and the World Values Survey agreed to collaborate in carrying out the 2017 values survey in Europe as defined in the Memorandum of Understandings. In line with this agreement, both organizations coordinated the questionnaire’s design and the overlap in the two questionnaires…click for more details