Operational and Planning Group


The Operational and Planning Group organizes and coordinates the central activities during the 2017 data collection. These activities include: scheduling the actual fieldwork, planning of monitoring of the surveys, finalization of the questionnaire, the translation management and the questionnaire implementation, sampling and weighting, central data processing and data cleaning, data dissemination,  internal and external communication.




Ruud Luijkx



Vera Lomazzi


Michael Braun

Dorothée Behr

Evelyn Brislinger

Frédéric Gonthier

Loek Halman

Dominique Joye

Angelica Maineri

Bart Meuleman

Markus Quandt

Alice Ramos

David Voas

Stefan Zins



Claudia Brunori


This week's featured article

The TRAPD method for survey translation

The translation of the questionnaire is a delicate phase for the European Values Study. Translations must ensure the comparability between countries, but also between waves of the EVS and of the World Values Survey (WVS). The EVS 2017 questionnaire was translated using the current best practice in survey…click for more details