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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Mixed-mode implementation in the EVS One of the methodological innovations of the 5th wave of EVS is the possibility to carry out a mixed-mode data collection. Some countries will develop a self-administered Web survey (with postal follow-up in some cases) in parallel to the traditional, face-to-face…click for more details